from INC magazine 18 May 16 significantly enhanced by Peter/CXO Wiz4biz
How do they do it? If only there were some magic formula to help us be our most productive, successful selves. Of course, no such medicine exists, but we can learn plenty from the example set by Millionaires $M. How do they manage their time so efficiently – learning to focus in just the right areas for critical impact? How do they know where to invest time for the greatest rewards? Check out these ingenious things Millionaires do, to be more productive, but don’t just read them. Apply them in your own routines and thought processes and see what happens!
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs, founder of Apple
“I just love it when people say I can’t do it, there’s nothing that makes me feel better because all my life, people have said that I wasn’t going to make it.” Ted Turner, Founder of CNN
“Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss.” -Lee Iacocca, American automobile exec and developer of the Ford Mustang
“We’re going where no one has gone before. There’s no model to follow, nothing to copy. That is what makes this so exciting.” Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Co’s
“No hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me.” -Colonel Sanders, founder of KFC restaurant chain
“You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.” Steve Jobs, Apple Computer
“Each time you make a good decision or do something nice or take care of yourself; each time you show up to work and work hard and do your best at everything you can do, you’re planting seeds for a life that you can only hope will grow beyond your wildest dreams. Take care of the little things–even the little things that you hate–and treat them as promises to your own future. Soon you’ll see that fortune favors the bold who get it done.” -Sophia Amoruso, CEO of Nasty Gal
“It’s not in the dreaming, it’s in the doing. – Mark Cuban $B Shark Tank
“The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.” -Ray Kroc, Founder, McDonalds.
“If you’re really an entrepreneur, you want to do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it the rest of your life.” – Catherine Cook, co-founder of MyYearbook.
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, & focused effort.” -Paul J. Meyer, top-selling Author of Personal Development materials in the world
“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: It’s to change the world !!! – Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote
“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” -Peter Drucker, management consultant and author
“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi, head coach of the Green Bay Packers (1959-1967).
“Hard work certainly goes a long way. These days a lot of people work hard, so you have to make sure you work even harder and really dedicate yourself to what you are doing and setting out to achieve.” -Lakshmi Mittal, CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel-making company
“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks
“It’s not only knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.” -Tony Robbins, entrepreneur and bestselling author
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group
“Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” -Helena Rubinstein, millionaire Cosmetics entrepreneur
“Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying, will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter
“If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn
“Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” -J. Paul Getty, American industrialist and oil magnate [LoL, Wiz4biz]
Comments: What actions or conscious decisions do you practice, in order to become more productive? Share your tips & tactics in comments.