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The Top 7 Management Tips From Harvard Business Review | TIME


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Get three things done before noon.

Statistics show that the team ahead at halftime is more likely to win the game. Enjoy your lunch knowing that you accomplished at least three tasks in the morning.

Tackle similar tasks at the same time.

The mind thrives on repetition. You can build momentum by taking on similar projects at the same time.

More on productivity here.

Pretend you have what you want.

Your mind is often your greatest tool, but asanyone who has been taken over by fear, frustration, or worry knows, it can also be your greatest enemy. Whether you’re concerned that you don’t have the respect of your peers or that a customer isn’t calling you back because she’s gone to a competitor, overthinking the issue only serves to compound the worry. Instead, pretend you have what you want. Act as if your peers respect you or as if the customer is loyal. These may be fantasies, but what you’re worrying about may be as well. It’s better to stop the worry and act confidently; chances are better that you’ll get what you want.

More on looking and acting like a leader here.

fake it till you make it!!

Yes. Don't be something you aren't; instead be a better version of your current self.

Isn't that the theme of every Disney movie?

yes.  be a better version of your current self.  and what a great theme!

I call that theme "becoming" : http://pandawhale.com/ifindkarma/becoming

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