How you start your day (or week) can have a big impact on how your day actually pans out.
I’ve always known this, and therefore started my days and weeks with intentional lists - you know, your traditional “to-do” lists.
I thought I was being productive - getting all the stuff out of my head and onto paper and ticking stuff off as I went along. It FELT productive.
But in the past few years I noticed that whilst I felt productive, I wasn’t sure if I was actually moving forward and getting the right things done.
So I want to share with you some things I’ve been doing differently to help me ensure that my days and weeks actually pan out the way I want them to - and a big part of that involved changing up how I start my day.
What? I love my to-do lists. So no, I haven’t scrapped them completely but I have changed the role that they play.
To-Do lists are great because they DO get all the stuff out of your...
There are 3 things I have done at the start of this year that have felt really good and intentional and have freed up so much mental energy I know they will have set me up for a focused and productive year ahead.
And though they haven’t been directly business-growth activities or even items on my priority list for the start of the year, with 3 kids at home on extended Christmas holidays (and then extended even further with all 3 of them quarantined due to you-know-what), this was a “gentle” way to ease back into the business and create some mental space.
This is not your typical “start of the year” priority list. BUT, whether it’s the start of a new year or anytime during the year, I highly recommend taking a few hours to do these “tech” decluttering activities:
Here were some of the kinds of emails I was getting that I unsubscribed from:
- People who have the same...