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The Secret to Achieving More by Less Is?

People dream big and despite of having a few resources, people actually dream about getting maximum benefits from the minimum output. If given the choice, most would want to take the easy way out if it also means enjoying maximum benefits. Everyone wants to achieve more by less. Spending less to achieve big is the greatest dilemma for most people; however, it is not impossible. In The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More by Less, Richard Koch  defines this problem and proposes a solution to this problem. 80/20 is a principle…

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How to Eliminate Distractions for Achieving Your Goals

We all have our own set of goals we want to achieve. Goals we have been working on for months, years and maybe even more. Goals that we keep chipping away at but are not able to make the necessary dent in, to make an impact and complete them. Despite all our late nights, early mornings and weekends of working in the perfect place, the precious timebox or updating our checklists – we simply cannot achieve the goals in front of us. Are we not good enough?Is our goal completely unrealistic?Are we not sure…

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Having A Backup Plan May Keep You From Achieving Your Goal, Research Finds

“There is no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A” ~Will Smith Such a profound and thought provoking statement. But is it accurate? Professor Jihae Shin, Assistant Professor of Management and Human Resources at the Wisconsin School of Business (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Katherine L. Milkman from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) conducted an experiment to research this topic and have concluded that it is–indeed–a very accurate statement. Their research proves that merely thinking through a backup plan, in most cases, reduces overall goal performance and…

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