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Jason W. Womack

Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More

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'Your Best Just Got Better' by Jason W. Womack is a self-help book that offers practical strategies for maximizing productivity, improving work-life balance, and achieving personal and professional goals.

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    Set your goals, manage your goals, and take action now!

    Just Do It – you’re probably familiar with this catchy Nike tagline. But have you ever considered that those three words could be much more than an ad campaign? Just Do It is one of the simplest yet most valuable pieces of advice for anyone who wants to achieve any kind of goal. Read the slogan again, and this time think – what does the It mean for you?

    Defining exactly what you want to do will jumpstart your journey toward working smarter. Setting a clear goal takes self-honesty, which you can achieve just by standing in front of your mirror in the morning and asking yourself the following question: “If I could be better at one thing, what would that be?”

    Then, when you get home at the end of the day, return to the mirror and ask yourself another question: “What did I do today to bring myself closer to achieving my goal?” Let’s say your goal is to run a marathon. Did you go jogging? Take steps toward a healthier diet?

    This leads us to another vital aspect of setting your goals: breaking them down into smaller parts. For instance, your marathon dream may seem daunting. Why not break up your training into smaller units? You could start with 5 km, then move to 10 km, and work your way up. If you can turn your seemingly huge goal into a series of manageable tasks, taking action becomes so much easier.

    It’s also important that you approach your tasks one at a time. Though it’s great to be excited about achieving your goals, always be careful not to get ahead of yourself. If you’re anticipating doing too many things at once, you’ll find your energy and motivation draining away.

    This applies not just to tasks related to your goals, but to other distractions too. Read on to find out how you can combat this and make the most effective use of your time!

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    What is Your Best Just Got Better about?

    Your Best Just Got Better (2012) outlines the most effective techniques for setting your goals and using your time to work toward them. These blinks reveal which parts of your life are draining your motivation, as well as what you can do to bring your ambition to the next level.

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    Your Best Just Got Better (2013) by Jason W. Womack is a game-changing book that will help you achieve your highest potential. Here's why this book is worth reading:

    • With its practical strategies and actionable advice, it provides a roadmap for improving productivity, leadership, and personal growth.
    • The book offers real-life examples and insightful anecdotes that bring the concepts to life, making it relatable and impactful.
    • By emphasizing the importance of continuous improvement and focusing on specific areas of your life, Your Best Just Got Better ensures that personal development is never boring.

    Best quote from Your Best Just Got Better

    A goal properly set is halfway reached. – Zig Ziglar.

    —Jason W. Womack
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    Who should read Your Best Just Got Better?

    • People interested in self improvement
    • Coaches and team managers
    • Anyone who wants to make the most of their time

    About the Author

    Jason W. Womack is an acclaimed speaker and coach of CEOs, managers, employees and entrepreneurs. He has held more than 1,200 workplace performance workshops around the world, sharing his expert advice on how to work more intelligently and boost performance.


    © Jason Womack: Your Best Just Got Better copyright 2012, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc. and shall not be made available to any unauthorized third parties.

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