Tips for Productivity (for the D.I.Y. Rock Star)
(This post accompanies Gab & Jam 92 Tips for Productivity (for the D.I.Y. Rock Star)
(video: http://bit.ly/Ep92BV2019vid18 and podcast: http://bit.ly/Ep92BV2019pod18 )
This episode is a part of our Blog-vember 2019 trifecta of three posts a day—a video, a podcast, and a blog post. This year the focus is tips for the D.I.Y. Rock Star. We developed these methods through our own decades worth of experiences.
Take into account these tips for productivity:
The BIG Take-Aways:
These are our tips for staying productive:
Keeping a list is critical—the HUGE list is the vision (Here’s our vision post: http://bit.ly/rockstarvision )—then, there are goals associated with your vision. Those are the ones you track monthly, weekly, and daily. I spend a chunk of time doing monthly planning (Here’s our latest “Plan with Me” video: http://bit.ly/planwithmedos ), where I take those vision goals and figure out what can be done in the month to move that vision forward. Things don’t just happen; you HAVE to invest this time to keep your focus and to guide your path. (—We’re in the middle of building our social media following and working on producing a new newsletter and I have to make sure that I include actions that can make those things happen.) Those steps help make the planning yield results.
Then, I go back to our monthly plan and break down each week. I try to be realistic and choose about 5 goals and plan at least one good hour a day for each of those goals. Though this seems like too little a time to do anything, it really does work. (Here’s our weekly planner download: