Act on the Important, Don’t React to the Urgent.
This choice helps you to distinguish the important from the less and not important, as well as how to increase your ROM (Return on the Moment) in the midst of the many distractions. In today’s world, you are drowning in email, overwhelmed with demands, and trying to do more with less. With Choice 1, you will filter the virtually important priorities from the less and not important, so you can focus on what matters most.
Go for Extraordinary, Don’t Settle for Ordinary.
This choice helps guide your decision making through a framework of what success looks like in your current, most important roles. You want to make a difference, but competing priorities often prevent you from achieving extraordinary results. With Choice 2, you will redefine your current roles in terms of extraordinary results to achieve high-priority goals.
Schedule the Big Rocks, Don’t Sort Gravel.
This choice provides you with tips and tools to plan weekly and daily to execute with excellence by focusing on the most important things. The crushing increase in workday pressures can make you feel helpless and out of control. With Choice 3, you will regain control of your work and life through a cadence of planning and execution that produces extraordinary outcomes.
Rule Your Technology, Don’t Let It Rule You.
This choice provides you with tips and tools to make technology work for you, not against you. Turn your technology into a productivity engine. An electronic avalanche of email, texts, and social-media alerts seriously threaten productivity as never before. With Choice 4, you will leverage your technology and fend off distractions by optimizing platforms like Microsoft® Outlook®, Google®, and IBM® Notes® to boost productivity.
Fuel Your Fire, Don’t Burn Out.
This choice provides you with simple, yet critical ways to increase energy so you can think clearly, make good decisions, and feel more accomplished at the end of every day. Today’s exhausting, high-pressure work environment can burn you out. By applying the 5 Energy Drivers in Choice 5, you will benefit from the latest in brain science to consistently recharge your mental and physical energy.