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Want to work smarter, not harder? Here's how to do it. Join Stever Robbins, author of "Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More", each week as he provides inventive productivity and organization tips to transform even the most overwhelmed person into an overachiever. Are you buried in email? Stever will tell you how to dig your way out. Is technology holding you captive? Stever will help you evaluate your devices and only use the ones that actually help you get stuff done.

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Want to work smarter, not harder? Here's how to do it. Join Stever Robbins, author of "Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More", each week as he provides inventive productivity and organization tips to transform even the most overwhelmed person into an overachiever. Are you buried in email? Stever will tell you how to dig your way out. Is technology holding you captive? Stever will help you evaluate your devices and only use the ones that actually help you get stuff done.

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Just tell all to Dump Fakebook

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6 Stars or more, huge time save, I’m actually compelled to face reality, real people!

Soooo useful!

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Thanks to Steve! Your tips are so creative and useful for personal and business life!

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595 Ratings
Average Ratings
398
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42
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32

Just tell all to Dump Fakebook

By fish4fun1 - Jan 09 2019
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6 Stars or more, huge time save, I’m actually compelled to face reality, real people!

Soooo useful!

By Abjdsf - Jan 05 2018
Read more
Thanks to Steve! Your tips are so creative and useful for personal and business life!

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Get-It-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More

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Want to work smarter, not harder? Here's how to do it. Join Stever Robbins, author of "Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More", each week as he provides inventive productivity and organization tips to transform even the most overwhelmed person into an overachiever. Are you buried in email? Stever will tell you how to dig your way out. Is technology holding you captive? Stever will help you evaluate your devices and only use the ones that actually help you get stuff done.

495 - How to Tame Your Distractible Mind

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Do you know how to focus when distractions are constantly competing for your attention? It starts by simply picking up a pencil.

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Nov 04 2019

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267 GID Do Your Research Before Negotiation

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Many of us negotiate as parts of our jobs. Here's how to prep to improve your chances for success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1M6qNFZ

Feb 29 2016

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436 GID How to Close Loops to Make Your Life Easier

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When you wrap up incomplete tasks, you free your mind for what's really important. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iTLkQS

Dec 26 2016

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478 - The Top 8 Must-Know Principles of Productivity

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Stever's shares his top principles of productivity from ten years of productivity podcasting.

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Nov 20 2017

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395 GID How to Make Time to Work Out

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You can get great effects from a workout without devoting your whole life to it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UliAPZ

Feb 08 2016

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521 - To-Do List Essentials: How to Recruit Your Subconscious Mind

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Time management expert Mark Forster's Fast Final Version Plus will help you manage your task list to a tee. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/to-do-list-essentials-how-to-recruit-your-subconscious-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy

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Sep 30 2018

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466 GID Make a Plan for Motivation

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Even an inaccurate or incomplete plan can give you the motivation to do great things. Use plans everywhere, even when you don't think you're ready for them, and even in places where you wouldn't normally think of planning.

Aug 07 2017

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426 GID When Should You Shut Down Your Business?

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When a business just isn’t working, it may be time to call it quits and do something else. But how do you know? In this episode, Stever tackles the question of deciding when it’s time to shut down a business. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dXN3av

Oct 03 2016

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499 - How to Psych Yourself Up with Good Self-Talk

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Self-talk, inner voices, self-criticism, and self-praise are all things we do to ourselves. But it may give you better results to engage in other-talk instead!

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Apr 23 2018

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475 - How to Agree on Deliverables Quickly and Clearly

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You can prevent misunderstandings and get your whole team on the same page by using the simple tool of an IS-IS NOT list.

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Oct 29 2017

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498 - How to Quit Social Media Using an Anti-Social-Media Buddy

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Social media is addictive, manipulative, and bad. Reclaim your high-quality life by working with an anti-social-media buddy to save the best, leave the rest, and return to your life in real life.

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Apr 16 2018

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477 - The 6 Best Tips to Creating a Basic To-Do List

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Make a list, prune it often, and don't magically expect things on it to get done. Phrase your to-do items properly so your brain can get moving on them.

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Nov 13 2017

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443 GID How to Be a Power Player in Negotiations

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Prepare for a negotiation by understanding the power dynamics involved, and setting yourself up to be the power player. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mqHDHr

Feb 20 2017

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554 - 5 Steps to Deal With Being Overloaded at Work

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There's no app or life hack that will let you fit 25 hours of work into a 24 hour day. Here's what to do when there's too much on your plate.

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Jun 10 2019

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458 GID Orient Your Life Around Results Not Hours

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We've been trained by our corporate overlords to care about giving our hours, even though we'd all be better off organizing our lives around progress.

Jun 05 2017

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493 - It's Not About the Tool, It's About the Workflow

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Before you start using a new tool, make sure that you aren't optimizing the trees and forgetting the forest.

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Mar 13 2018

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497 - How to Use 'Good Enough' to Beat Perfectionism

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Perfectionism is caused by the illusion of immortality. Take away that illusion, and you'll get things done, pronto.

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Apr 09 2018

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372 GID Brain Training: How to Stay Focused and Stop Multitasking

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Turn off your computer. Turn off your smartphone. Work. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1J2td1f

Dec 19 2016

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510 - How to Organize Smartphone Apps for Quick Access

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Eliminate smartphone slowdown with a surprisingly simple trick: Each time you use an app, drag its icon to your home screen in the upper left position.

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Jul 09 2018

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414 GID How to Form Great Habits Using Triggers

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Making habits is hard. And most times we have to do them. But by attaching a trigger to the thing we want to do more of, it gets easier to just do it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29LKeEs

Aug 21 2017

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575 - How to Memorize Anything with Ultimate Memory Magic

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Author of the book Ultimate Memory Magic, Jim Karol, teaches us how to use and strengthen our memory so we can remember anything!

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Dec 09 2019

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476 - 'Growth Mindset' Tips to Boost Your Performance

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Viewing traits as innate make coping with failure and success much harder. With a "growth mindset" you learn more, persist more, and overcome obstacles.

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Dec 02 2019

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574 - How to Find Anything On Google

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With advanced search engine techniques, you can find relevant results that get just the information you want, while filtering out the noise.

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Nov 25 2019

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573 - How to Measure What Matters On the Job

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How to measure success is easy in some jobs, and very difficult in others. Here’s how to choose your performance indicators.

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Nov 18 2019

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572 - How to Prioritize Your Tasks—One Little Question, Big Results

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The Eisenhower Matrix is a tried-and-true way to prioritize your tasks. You can double its effectiveness by asking just one simple question!

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Nov 11 2019

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495 - How to Tame Your Distractible Mind

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Do you know how to focus when distractions are constantly competing for your attention? It starts by simply picking up a pencil.

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Nov 04 2019

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571 - Manage Complex Projects and Connections with This Simple System

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Managing complex projects with many people and connections? Here's a simple note-taking system to help you take over the world. Probably.

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Oct 28 2019

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570 - Prospect Like a Pro in 5 Easy Steps

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In business and life, prospecting can be the key to your success. This simple system will take your prospecting to the next level.

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Oct 21 2019

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569 - The Art of Reading Minds with Henrik Fexeus

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Henrik Fexeus, the author of The Art of Reading Minds, shares his techniques for developing social skills and using nonverbal communication.

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Oct 13 2019

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568 - 5 Simple Steps to Mastering a New Skill in 30 Days

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Learn a new skill by developing a 30-day program of incremental, bite-sized progress.

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Oct 07 2019

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567 - Five Essential Rules for Changing Careers

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Changing careers is a leap of faith, but with a little preparation and groundwork, you're sure to stick the landing. Fast Company editors Kate Davis and Anisa Purbasari Horton share their advice in this week's episode.

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Sep 30 2019

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566 - How to Use Colored Pens to Organize Absolutely Everything

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If you've got an eye for color, using erasable colored pens for note-taking might just change your life. Here's how to use them to organize all the things!   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/organize-colored-pens
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Sep 23 2019

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565 - How to prepare to make great video

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How do you prepare for a video shoot? Good preparation makes great video. Use this six-step pre-flight checklist so everything goes off without a hitch.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/prepare-video-shoot
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Sep 16 2019

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564 - Use multiple schedules to keep your life under control

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When the way you work changes depending on which phase of a project you’re in, design multiple templates to help you manage your time.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/multiple-schedules

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Sep 09 2019

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563 - How to Write Faster with Successive Drafts

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Don’t try to get everything down on paper at once. Use the development process itself to create the piece you’re writing.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/writing/boost-writing-speed
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Sep 03 2019

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562 - Use online nonverbal communication

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Are your grammar, spelling, punctuation, and structure making a good impression online? How you say things is as important as what you say.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/good-impression-writing
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Aug 26 2019

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561 - Use Michael Port’s Technique to Rock Your Persuasive Presentations

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Getting your ideas across is simple: structure your pitch so it hits every base the audience expects. Here's how.

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Aug 19 2019

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560 How to Create and Use an Ideas File

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Geniuses don’t have better ideas than you—probably—they just remember them better. Here’s how you can remember them, too, with an ideas file.

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Aug 12 2019

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559 - How to Admit Your Mistakes and Take Responsibility

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When you’ve screwed up, the quickest way to move on is to admit what went wrong and apologize. When you do it right, it can even boost your reputation.

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Aug 05 2019

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503 - Want to Change Someone's Mind? Lead with Emotion

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Convincing people and changing their minds begins by meeting them emotionally. Then and only then, can you begin to promote your agenda.

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Jul 29 2019

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