14 Tips to Get Things Done

    • Less Talk, More Action “Well done is better than well said.”
    • Don’t Procrastinate “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”
    • Be Prepared “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
    • Don’t Fight Change “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.”
    • Get Moving “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.”
    • Avoid Busywork “Never confuse motion with action.”
    • Give Yourself Permission to Make Mistakes “Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.”
    • Act Quickly on Opportunities “To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”
    • Continue to Grow “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.”
    • Keep Going “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
    • Know Yourself “There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.”
    • Don’t Self-Sabotage “Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?”
    • Don’t Give Up “Energy and persistence conquer all things.”
    • Wise Up “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.”
By Benjamin Franklin