Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
"Time = Life. Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life."
~ Alan Lakein
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Has Your Action Plan Become Muddled With "Urgent" Tasks?
Importance arises from your vision and values. Urgency is merely circumstantial.
Choose. Not everything has to be done, much less done NOW!
Today's Idea For Action is from the TQ Prioritize Color: Remain Focused on Preplanned Priorities.
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Now, ask yourself the following three questions:
- What can you strike off your list today to make room for the more important?
- Will you commit today to measuring external urgencies against your long-range goals?
- What will you accomplish tomorrow, come Hades or high water?
So, Just How Committed to High Achievement Are You?
A high commitment (6I rated 8 or better) suggests you can take what life throws at you, and still stay focused on what you want to accomplish. With a list of daily priorities firmly in place, you take care of urgencies quickly, and immediately get back on track. You respond to demands and interruptions without losing touch with your plans and priorities. Understanding that urgencies disrupt plans, you are constantly looking ahead. You do whatever you can to make sure all your bases are covered, so you won't be pulled away by an emergency at the last minute.
A lack of commitment suggests you allow your urgencies to be more important than your priorities. You find it hard to get back to your original priorities whenever an urgency interrupts you. You have the mistaken belief that just because something is demanding, it's more important, and you don't stop to consider if the urgency actually deserves your attention. It may not even occur to you to try to prevent these recurring demands from interrupting you in the future.
What happens when you do TQ Factor 6I more frequently?
You have more power. Urgencies are resolved without taking over your daily priorities.
You accumulate performance positives like "Preemptive, Responsive and Committed" -- immediately moving you towards the results you expect.
What happens when you fail to consistently do TQ Factor 6I?
You have less power. You are a slave to time wasting, priority busting, energy depleting urgencies.
Negatives like "Diverted, Reactive and Stressed" start to take their toll on your performance -- quickly moving you away from the success you want.
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