The first six weeks of 2021 have flown by..! In this solo episode of the podcast, I share my 5 key strategies for power planning, time management and getting organised in 2021. These practices ensure that I am utilising my time effectively and also help ensure that my days and weeks run so much smoother. In this episode, we cover some key strategies and practices, including: Power planning and developing a weekly practice for writing a to-do list and a not to-do list. Understanding key priorities, identifying needle-moving tasks and recognising when I feel resistance towards certain tasks. Utilising iPhone and Outlook calendars to schedule all tasks, meetings and commitments. […]

Podcast

February 18, 2021

Podcast: Solo Episode On Power Planning & Getting Organised In 2021 (Episode 33)

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How to maximise the last 60 days of 2020. “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.” – Paul. J. Meyer. 2020 has been an unusually challenging year. There have been more disruptions to our routines than ever before, and it has been very easy for many of us to be thrown off-course. I am a firm believer that with clear intention, planning and focused effort, there is a lot that can be accomplished in 60 days. You can either write-off the rest of the year and wait for 01 January 2021 to roll around, or you can […]

Career, Organisation

October 25, 2020

How To Maximise The Last 60 Days Of 2020

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“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin. One of the most beneficial practices I’ve developed is to take the necessary time out to power plan for the week ahead. When I plan for my week, I am really clear on the necessary steps I need to take in order to maximise my productivity and achieve all the tasks I have set out for myself. When I do this, I truly feel like I’m an unstoppable force! There are a few steps I follow in order to power plan and to set my week up for success: 1. WRITE A TO-DO LIST It may seem […]

Career, Organisation

August 16, 2020

How I Power Plan For A Productive Week

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How I Stay On Top Of My To-Do List & manage Overwhelm. “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.” – Paul Meyer. One of the most useful tools I use in business and in life is a to-do list. It sounds so simple, however the mere act of putting pen to paper helps me to stay accountable and on track to completing the work that matters. I know I’m not alone in this, as many of my podcast guests have shared that writing a to-do list is one of the most life-changing practices they’ve developed. Between balancing […]

Organisation

August 3, 2020

How I Stay On Top Of My To-Do List & Manage Overwhelm

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How I’m getting organised for 2020. “The key is not to prioritise what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen Covey. 2019 has been a huge year of personal growth and development for me. I invested in myself in more ways than ever before. I started working with a coach on delivering powerful presentations. Attended numerous business and personal development events. I conquered my fears. Started a podcast. Optimised my routine and schedule. Read one personal development book per month. Listened to at least 3 podcasts per week. I made some tough decisions. I stood my ground. And most importantly, I realised the true power that lives […]

Organisation

December 1, 2019

How I’m Getting Organised For 2020

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How I Avoid Burnout During A Work Week. “Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create” – Jana Kingsford. I’ve often found myself burning the candle at both ends. Between managing a demanding and stressful full-time job, my blog and other side projects, there are days where I can start to feel the signs of burnout. I am constantly in the pursuit of looking for ways to optimise my work week with still maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Self-care is incredibly important to me and something I regularly try to incorporate. There are a few key practices I have put in place to avoid burnout during the work week, […]

Wellness

April 19, 2019

How I Avoid Burnout During A Work Week

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