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SuperCompetent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best by Laura Stack

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SUMMARY: ACCOUNTABILITY

Unless you live in a totalitarian state or are an indentured servant (and I doubt either of those conditions apply), then it's all down to you when it comes to productivity. Super-Competent people accept both blame and credit when they're due. Distracted? Bored? Stymied by stupid procedures? Don't just sit there and fret. Don't whine and wish someone would do something. You do something. Get off your butt! Fix things. Question processes, strive continuously to improve yourself and the situation you're in, and practice self-discipline in all things. Focus on your work. Sit down, block out all distractions, and get to work with a will.

You also need to become comfortable making decisions without becoming paralyzed by any potential negative consequences. Just do it. Ultimately, this key boils down to accepting responsibility for yourself and what you need to improve. At this level, at least, you are the boss of you.

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