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by Bryan Kelly
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Today’s post is a Guest Post by Andy Traub.
When you own your own business you have a fantastic opportunity. Do you realize what you can and should build?
“When you make a business, you get to make a little universe where you control all the laws. This is your utopia.”
I believe the way you start your day determines how it will end; productive and happy, or frustrated and fruitless. That’s why I put so much focus on my morning routine, which is the foundation of my personal “Productivity Protocol”. My morning routine is an intentional set of activities designed to set me up for the best possible day. With the right routine in place, I believe we can make our best days better, and perhaps even salvage what might have been a “bad day.”
If you are familiar with my work, I have written about this before. But my routine has changed , and I have refined my process. On today’s show, I will pull back the curtain on my newly re-engineered morning routine. Also coming up…
- The Post-It Note ToDo System.
- Stu McLaren returns.
- A super-simple copy outline.
- Now let’s get on with it…
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It’s a mistake I see quite often. A person assumes that because they’ve already read a book, already been trained in a particular area, have a diploma or degree in a subject, they’ve “seen this before.”
I’ve experienced it myself. I’ve gone to a conference, for instance, and listened to a talk about goals, and thought to myself, “I’ve heard all this before.”
This week, I will read 40 books. How will I do that? Is it some kind of stunt? And what’s the point? We’ll get to all that. Here are the books I’m reading this week…
By the way, I want to acknowledge Tom Beal as the inspiration of today’s post. You should check out what he wrote here, about “How to Read Your Bookshelf.”
One of my primary beliefs is that leaders are readers, and if you want to be a leader, you start by reading. The sad fact is, most people don’t read, or don’t read very much. Check out these stats…