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Business Productivity Strategies for Success (Collection) by Daniel Silvert, Merrick Rosenberg, Mark I. Woods, Jerry Weissman, Martha I. Finney, Trapper Woods

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Chapter 2. Color Your Choices

The Art of Choosing and Refusing

The first essential skill of activity management is to be a good chooser. Activity management is really just choice management, option management, and decision management. The investment of time is always about this activity or that activity, and choosing what to do next. The best managers are really just excellent activity choosers. Those who experience the work-life quality and balance they desire are skillful activity choosers.

Get What You Want

Get what you want out of life. You can have it or not, based on your activity choices.

A key part of choosing activities is refusing activities. Good choosers are also good refusers. They know how to say no. One of the first steps to overwhelm ...

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