Build a phenomenal reputation by under-promising, and over-delivering.
For example, promise you’ll get the project done in 1 week, then get it done in 3 days, with extra value they didn’t even expect.
(Watch more in this 3 minute video).
Something Called ‘Attention Residue’ Is Ruining Your Concentration
“Attention Residue” is the idea that after you do something like check email, text, (or any task, really), your brain is still thinking about that task after you’ve finished it. There is a residual after-effect.
And so to create massive value in your career, you want to hone the ability to focus and concentrate. So be mindful and avoid task-switching!
“In two experiments, Leroy finds that people are less productive when they are constantly moving from one task to another instead of focusing on one thing at a time.”
Quote of the Day
“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.”
— Albert Einstein
The Career Hackers Revolution
- Career hacking is about the relentless pursuit of discovering and doing what makes you come alive. Here are the core principles in the Career Hackers Manifesto.
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