Getting Things Done

Sol Amon

Sol Amon

Posted on October 11th, 2010

Dealing With People

People tell me that I am good at the psychological aspect of dealing with people. I do think that to accomplish things …

Drayton Mclane

Drayton Mclane

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Setting goals

Setting goals and then getting things done. I’m always asking myself what do I really want to achieve in life. A lot …

Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Alone Time

I take a few minutes alone during my morning coffee to map out how I want my day to go and what …

Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Soaking up the experiences

I think you would notice that I am all about soaking up the experiences. I can still remember one evening on Jamaica, …

Tom Skerritt

Tom Skerritt

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Establishing trust

I believe in establishing trust foremost. And that you cannot establish trust if you’re always going in trying to be the victor. …

Tim Koogle

Tim Koogle

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Value of being good natured

I can share an example from an experience today actually. An hour ago I was meeting with a guy who wants to …

Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Carrying notebooks

People have given me a Blackberry and all kinds of electronic devices over the years but I have always written everything down …

Sidney Harman

Sidney Harman

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Think before you act

Think before you act. Ever since I was a teenager, I developed this habit of editing what I am about to say …

Shaesby Scott

Shaesby Scott

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Journal

I write in a journal consistently. I use it primarily for work but then I start thinking about my life and I’ll …

Shaesby Scott

Shaesby Scott

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Double shot of espresso

I have a double shot of espresso about an hour after lunch every day. It kicks things into a gear after the …

Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Using a headset

I always talk on the phone with a headset whether at home or the office. I can usually get lightweight tasks done …

Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Always carry my notepad and digital recorder

One of the most important habits of mine is that I carry a small notepad and digital recorder with me at all …

Morgan O’Brien

Morgan O’Brien

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Having objectives

Ever since I was 13, I would have objectives. And since my 20’s, I have always had a formal five year plan; …

Mario Morino

Mario Morino

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Maintaining email lists

Over the years, I have developed email lists of people that can help me in different spheres of my life. I have …

Jonathan Greenblatt

Jonathan Greenblatt

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Making use of time

I’m always planning, making notes, using time in between meetings and calls to get things done. I have a small black notebook …

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Starting the day

I start my day with mediation. I usually do one of three things or a combination. I have morning prayer which I …

Jacqueline Novogratz

Jacqueline Novogratz

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Clear communication

I ask for things and I think I’m pretty clear in the way that I ask. I say please and I say …

Gordon Zacks

Gordon Zacks

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Starting the day

I don’t get up at same time every day. I get up roughly two and a half hours before I need to …

Gordon Zacks

Gordon Zacks

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Delegating

The first thing they would notice is that I am tenacious as hell. When I am focused on a goal, I am …

Dennis Ross

Dennis Ross

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Listening

I tell people that work with me that one of the most important skills in negotiations is active listening. I believe in …

Brian Robbins

Brian Robbins

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Written lists

Whether it’s making a movie or planning a trip, I make lists for everything. Every weekend, I will write down things I …

Brian Robbins

Brian Robbins

Posted on October 4th, 2010

Getting what you want

I believe killing people with kindness works, and on top of that I rarely take “no” for an answer. People that work …

Warren Brown

Warren Brown

Posted on October 2nd, 2010

Making the most of your time

I have had experiences in life that have seriously impacted my perspective on time and making the most of it.  I dealt …