Since our name is Asian Efficiency, you might think that we are 100% focused on your efficiency. I mean, it’s right there in the name! Well, efficiency is important, but we think it gets too much focus — what’s just as important is making sure you are doing the right things efficiently.
In this episode, we’re going to share 3 steps to make sure you are efficient AND effective.
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- The top 3 productivity resources for this week [2:46]
- Why this episode can help even the most Asian-efficient people [4:59]
- The difference between effectiveness and efficiency [6:49]
- Why you should measure effectiveness first before efficiency [8:22]
- How to make sure you are doing the RIGHT things and you’re doing them OFTEN [11:21]
- Why Thanh spends time doing what he calls “backlog grooming” and why it’s some of his most important work [18:31]
- How to get better at doing the right things by doing them well [23:47]
- How Thanh has optimized everyday tasks that many people may overlook [29:49]
- Why you should regularly assess how you can improve effectiveness and efficiency [32:58]
- Action steps you can take to integrate today’s topic into your life [39:58]
- Net Suite
- The Effective Executive
- The Economist Espresso
- Goal Setting and Goal Getting: Having a Why
- The Overwhelm Survival Kit: Tips & Strategies to Help You Get the Space & Control You Need (TPS206)
- 9 Ways to Break Up Your Work to Stay Focused and Productive
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
- Your GTD Weekly Review: Be Consistent And Achieve “Mind Like Water” Each Week (TPS311)
- Check out Asian Efficiency’s DTDT session about Planning The Perfect Week
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