1. Plan for each day. 2. Keep a list of your priorities in view. 3. Ask of each new task before you: "Who is the best person to be doing this task?" 4. Ask specifically for what you want, including conditions of satisfaction, and timeframes. 5. Skip the morning news on TV. It's primarily negative. Skip the late night news on TV. It's even more negative than the morning news. Go to sleep earlier, read, or write a journal. 6. Start each day with 30-60 minutes of reading business, educational or inspirational. 7. Refine and clarify your vision. Where are your actions taking your organization? 8. Whatever you are currently complaining about, please stop it. 9. Use the 80/20 rule to your advantage. 10. Work on one item at a time--time management 11. Write down your basic values. 12. Put all your goals into writing. 13. Do your next day's planning at the end of the day. 14. Be networking conscious. 15. Establish a reading or learning plan. 16. Ask the question, where is the strategic or competitive advantage? 17. Figure out what you are very good at doing--delegate or outsource the rest. 18. Analyze the cost/benefit of what you are doing. It may be more cost-effective to delegate or outsource. 19. Ask yourself, "Is what I am doing the highest value contribution I can make now?" If not, don't do it.