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- In today’s “Thought of the Day,” consider this: Slow down to speed up in life.
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In today’s “Thought of the Day,” consider this: Slow down to speed up in life.
Today, I am sharing why I believe that, instead of rushing around like a chihuahua who’s had a triple espresso, what if we can slow down our pace and actually accomplish more!
To strike the right balance, here are 3 simple things you can take action on today to accomplish more by slowing down:
- Close all the tabs. On your screen, in your mind, on your desk, everywhere. Multi-tasking is a myth so instead, simply focus on one thing at a time.
- Focus on Your Top 3. First thing in the morning, write down your 3 most important tasks for the day on a post-it note. Then put it where you’ll see it throughout the entire day and DO. THE. THING.
- Time-block like a Superhero. Make your daily top 3 priorities non-negotiable and block that time out in your calendar.
Awesome things mentioned in this episode:
- RuPaul’s Drag Race (just kidding…if you want to be productive, don’t even get started! #TeamKatya)
- Google Calendar – For time-blocking: schedule in blocks of time in Google Calendar. FREE TOOL – here’s how to get started using it.
- Trello – a free tool for project management – https://trello.com/thesimplifiers/recommend
- Marie Forleo! (“tasty time chunks”) – https://www.marieforleo.com/2016/03/time-management/
- Slack – messaging platform and app for teams – https://slack.com/
- Ask for help.
- Find a Virtual Assistant.
- Outsource the little stuff.
- Focus on the highest yielding tasks – the things that’ll generate the most revenue in your business or push the needle the furthest.
- Ditch the rest.
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