Just because your mom did it that way, doesn’t mean it’s the best way for you. Our habits are often formed based on how we were raised. We are either embracing the habits, intentionally trying to do things differently, or lost (and frustrated) in the shuffle. Which are you?
Use this simple cycle to change the behavior that’s been holding you back. A better morning routine, less distraction, more income producing work, squeezing in that workout or time to read. From big to small behaviors, we all have aspects of our work and life to improve.
The turn of the calendar year is the perfect time to reset. We all have habits to address and opportunities to unfold. I’ve complied a new year planning guide to help you determine what areas in your business or life can be refined in 2023 and a means to take action!
Amongst the joy is a busy season with not enough time to get it all done. We still only have 24 hours a day to get done what we need to and with extra expectations on the calendar, we need to be especially aware of how we spend our time. Stop making mistakes that waste your precious time! Know the holiday mistakes to avoid in order to enjoy the season, not just survive it.
In the morning I’m shoveling feed into cattle bunks. By 8:30a I’m cleaned up and on the road to a client’s house. Then I run into the store…Women wear multiple hats in a day, which means we have multiple transitions that reduce our efficiencies and derail our focus. Being mindful of your transitions is key to having a day that flows smoothly. Learn simple ways to improve your transitions so you can increase your productivity, save time, and minimize overwhelm.
I don’t want to be busy for the sake of being busy. Do you? Sometimes, we make ourselves busy in order to avoid dealing with the crummy tasks and situations. And sometimes we stay busy to give the illusion that we are important or accomplishing tasks. And most often, we are busy — thinking we are doing what’s on the list, but we never make forward progress.
All the paper in your household fits into three categories. That’s it. Three categories and all those piles will be organized and have function. You’re thinking, how could it be that easy? That’s just it. We make productivity and organization way too complicated.
Understandably so, setting a goal to lose 200 pounds would feel impossible. But 5 pounds at a time is manageable and realistic. And that’s my challenge to you for 2021. Not to lose weight, but to be realistic in your productivity goals. Don’t shoot for the moon on January 1, but start building the launch deck to get there.
We know it’s coming — or is already happening — so let’s be intentional to make space in your home and schedule. These ways will reduce your stressful moments and add to the magic of the season!
Are you busy all day and yet never get anything accomplished? You can feel incredibly discouraged when you get nothing done in a day. You are not alone in this frustration!
If you just had a clear desk then you’d be able to get more done….2 hours later you’re dusting cords under the desk and not getting anything on your list done. It seemed like good intentions, but it wasted your precious time while the kids were at school.
The Proper Place is offering a free productivity webinar for women married to men in agriculture. The webinar will offer key ways to run a productive and balanced farming households. According to the USDA, 96% of all farms in America are family run. Each of those farms have women who are working hard to prioritize […]