5Close the Loop

The fifth step in the Productivity Workflow Formula involves consolidating everything you’ve established in the previous steps, ensuring that the various components work together smoothly, feeding back the results, and making the entire process flow more efficiently. You’ve been building a foundation for a more efficient lifestyle by reducing your to-do list, calendar commitments, distractions, and incoming information.

Closing the loop means you’re constantly paying attention to and communicating about hitting goals, meeting deadlines, fulfilling promises, and committing to teamwork. Status changes can occur by the minute, so as you get new information, constantly weed out the unnecessary.

As part of the process, you will re-connect ...

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