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January 23, 2016

#26 Peak Productivity Principles for Amazon FBA Business

This Episode, #26, is all about Productivity!

There are 16 Principles for Productivity, with the 80/20  being the most important!

SHOW NOTES FOR EPISODE #26  – Productivity Principles for your Amazon 2016 Business 

      1. Keep your 5 BIG Goals for the Year in front of you (literally)
      2. 80/20 everything. What 20% of activities will produce 80% of results. Do these first!
      3. Differentiate Urgent from Important
      4. Accept that you’ll never do MOST of what You “Should”
      5. Parkinson’s Law: Work expands to fill the time available. Shorten the time!
      6. Be true to yourself
      7. Get it Right First Time
      8. Don’t reinvent the wheel -Copy and adjust
      9. Schedule Time “A Schedule Defends against Chaos and Whim”
      10. big picture when other people are asleep
      11. don’t overthink
      12. Eliminate before you Automate
      13. Automate before you Delegate
      14. Differentiate Working IN Your Business from Working ON your Business
      15. Test & Measure – Time, Money, People, Systems
      16. Become Self Aware-  Effort, Emotion, Reactions


  1. 80/20 analysis – limit tasks to the most urgent or powerful
  2. Parkinson’s rule – limit time to the minimum need for any task 
  3. Differentiate between Urgent & Important Tasks

Authors/Business Thinkers Mentioned in the Podcast:
Tim Ferriss: The Four Hour Work Week

Richard Koch: The Star Principle (episode #24)

Ben Cummings was a star student of Amazing Selling Machine as sold by Jason Fladlien.  He now works with Jason and runs his own courses, masterminds, etc.

Perry Marshall wrote “80/20 Sales & Marketing” & is also publisher of the best-selling book ever on Google Adwords (let me know if you would like to know more about this book).


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