I have been preparing to teach the last 2 modules of my 12 part Star Achievement Series to a long-time client in Charlotte in early August.
In so doing, I came across a piece I love, but can’t take credit for and want to share it with you. I bet like me, you never thought about creating a Don’t Do list. By the way, I love Daniel Pink’s work and encourage you to dig deeper into the resources he offers.
Please feel free to share this with your colleagues and family.
The Law of “Don’t Do”
By Daniel Pink (The Flip Manifesto)
(The two most influential management gurus), Jim Collins and Tom Peters have long advised companies what to do. But both suggest that the secret to high performance for individuals is deciding what not to do. For instance, if you’re reading this at your desk, somewhere within an arm’s length is your “to-do” list. Many of us can’t imagine daily life without it. A to-do list focuses our attention and delivers a delicious dose of dopamine to our brains each time we cross off an item. [Read more…]