20Develop a Sense of Urgency

Highly productive people are action oriented—they take the time to think, plan, and set goals, but they also take immediate action. Working on important tasks quickly and continually can trigger “flow”—an amazing mental state where you feel clear, elated, calm, and effective. Instead of continually talking about what you’re going to do, take immediate action, and you’ll be more likely to trigger flow in yourself.


1. In areas where you have a tendency to procrastinate, what is it that keeps you from getting started?

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