The Productivity Habits of 7 Billionaires, 13 Olympic Athletes, 29 Straight-A Students, and 239 Entrepreneurs” by Kevin Kruse

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“Actually, highly successful people don’t think about time much at all. Instead, they think about values, priorities, and consistent habits.”

Kevin Kruse

Kevin Kruse, a best-selling author and entrepreneur, asked 200 different successful business owners, athletes, and straight-a students, “What is your number one secret to productivity?”

After analyzing the results, Kruse found that they all shared 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management. These include:

  • Focusing on minutes, not hours.
  • Doing one thing at a time.
  • Not using to-do-lists.
  • Beating procrastination with time travel.
  • Making it home for dinner.
  • Using a notebook.
  • Processing their email only once a day.
  • Avoiding meetings at all costs.
  • Saying “no” to almost everything.
  • Following the 80/20 Rule.
  • Delegating most tasks.
  • Creating theme days.
  • Touching things only one time.
  • Establishing and following a morning routine.
  • Maintaining their energy by getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and working in sprints.
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