12/16/2008

Most entrepreneurs are great at forming a long-range vision of where they want to be five years from now -- but not so great, perhaps, at managing the day-to-day steps required to get there. Rory Cohen, an "idea-implementation coach," says it's important to schedule an hour a day for working on six "simple, small and measurable" steps toward a piece of your long-term goal. Repeat this process for all your top priorities -- both personal and professional -- and "you'll see an immediate increase in energy and productivity," Cohen says.

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