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Motivation Minute

Jul 5, 2019

Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach for Applying Automation to Work

- The intent of automation should not be eliminating jobs, but achieving the optimum synergy of humans and automation.

- Return on Invested Performance is a critical metric for getting the best bang for your buck when choosing systems to automate


Jun 28, 2019

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days (Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, Braden Kowitz)

- Sprints help you fast forward to the future and see customers react sooner

- The longer you wait, it becomes increasingly harder to change products

- Your product is never “ready” - but a...

Jun 21, 2019

- To get into the habit zone, your product needs to be used frequently and provide great utility

- The time or money investment users make in services greatly impacts how hooked they are

- Changing someone’s motivation is challenging - scarcity and a sense of progress make a big difference

Jun 14, 2019

The Proximity Principle: The Proven Strategy that Will Lead to the Career You Love (Ken Coleman)

- Being intentional about who you surround yourself with is the key to a fulfilling future

- Every career stepping stone matters.  It could become a long-term career cornerstone

- You don’t summit Mt. Everest all at once -...

Jun 7, 2019

Gorilla Mindset: How to Dominate and Unleash the Animal Inside You (Mike Cernovich)

- To get more out of life, you must get more out of yourself.

- He who controls how something is framed controls the debate.

- Quick mental checklists can be powerful tools for focusing your attention


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