EPISODE #18: YOUR PRODUCTIVITY TOOLKIT

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a minisode so I thought I would pop in this week to chat about productivity. As we’re coming into the end of another massive year, I have noticed my productivity has been taking a hit. I have been trialling a few new ways to give my productivity a boost and it’s been working! So I thought it would be worth sharing how I have been getting more productive, because I know I am not the only person who feels completely shattered by the end of the year. In this episode I talk about routines and sleep, creating good email habits, scheduling your time, single tasking, asking for help, increasing your prices and time management. 

 

"without fail, i exercise every single day" 

"having this 'me time' in the morning and setting up my day like this, has ensured i get the necessary fuel for a productive day"

 

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"it's really helped me finish tasks faster and also to the standard i expect myself to deliver" 

"emails are such a productivity killer and i was falling into a trap" 

 

TOPICS DISCUSSED

  1. Productivity taking a hit at the end of the year 
  2. Routines and sleep 
  3. Exercising
  4. Good email habits 
  5. Knowing when to tackle challenging tasks
  6. Scheduling your time
  7. Single tasking vs. multi tasking
  8. My 'Email Rules'
  9. Mess creates stress
  10. To Do Lists
  11. Asking for help
  12. Bringing people into your team to help with your workload
  13. Time management
  14. Increasing your prices  

 

"mess creates stress" 

"you should be paid for your time as much as your craft"

 

RESOURCES

  1. YCS Podcast Episode #4: Single tasking
  2. Aura meditating app
  3. Headspace meditating app
  4. We Are Triibe
  5. YCS Podcast Episode #15: Becoming your own boss
  6. Harvest

 

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    Photo of me and Dusty is captured by my lovely friend and photographer Aimee Dodge.

     

    Jaharn Giles