We all need to make appointments on a regular basis. Whether personal or professional ones, there’s always a way to make them better.
I don’t have many appointments on a regular basis.
On my planner, you’ll only find:
- client calls
- weekly Skype call with my mom
- monthly visit my in-laws
All the rest depends.
But even with so little planned beforehand, if I’m not careful, I can fall into traps such as:
- too many meetings
- lack of structure
- unrealistic to-do list
To understand how they work, please, read the blog posts below.
How To Avoid Too Many Meetings For Efficiency
Communication is important at all levels.
Have you ever noticed the number of misunderstandings that an open chat solves?
Whether it’s between you and your partner, with your kids, friends, colleagues, or management, it’s crucial to keep communication channels open.
Still, you don’t want to spend your days just talking without getting anything done.
You need balance when it comes to meetings too.
Find out how you can get the most out of your appointments to be more productive.
How To Be Successful Using More Than One Planner
When it comes to putting together a system that works for you, there’s no right or wrong way.
But whatever structure you choose for yourself, it needs to make sense and be effective.
Until now, I’ve restricted myself to one or 2 planners (I went back and forth in 2017, but around the second half of the year, I had to bring my hourly Erin Condren back in action).
For 2018, though, I’ll use a totally different strategy.
Why Overbooking Is A Bad Habit You Need To Ditch Right Away
After spending most of my life being proud of my “multitasking” skills, I grew to become one of its public enemies.
But you know what’s as bad as (or even worse than) multitasking?
Don’t be naive and think that only hotels and airlines practice it as a rule of thumb.
We can do it too!
Whether it’s officially written on our calendars or if we secretly hide our intention in our head, overbooking is a habit for many of us.
How to get rid of it? Check it out here!
Why You Need A Realistic To-do List To Be More Productive
Raise your hand if you have already had a daily to-do list that would require you about 72 hours to be completed?
Why do we do that to ourselves?
A packed task list only serves to make us:
In other words, it doesn’t offer any benefits at all.
Find out how you can start creating lists that will support your efficiency instead of making you feel about yourself.
Making better appointments
It isn’t rocket science: efficient appointments are good.
All the rest is time, money, and energy waste.
Improving the way you organize your day and meetings relieves a lot of stress.
Just by not needing to rush back and forth all day long it already a refreshing idea.
Remember we’re dealing with habits.
Don’t expect to change them in the blink of an eye.
Take one day at a time and starting organizing your appointments better for efficiency and effectiveness.
52-Week Challenge For A More Productive You
I’m hosting a 52-week productivity challenge on my closed Facebook Group.
You can read everything about the challenge here.
How the 52-week productivity challenge works
First of all, grab a copy of the list 52 Things That Are Killing Your Productivity.
After signing up, you’ll be invited to join my closed Facebook group.
On the group, I’ll share daily prompts during the 52-Week Challenge For A More Productive You.
I’ll guide you through a brand-new topic each week.
From Monday through Friday, you’ll learn how you can use Mindful Planning™ to:
- Become more efficient
- Save time
- Manage stress
- Achieve your goals
You can start the 52-Week Challenge For A More Productive You at any moment of the year.
And you choose whether to follow every single week or to focus on your personal pain points.
If you miss anything, you can always refer to older posts for catch-up or review.
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All that FOR FREE!
See you at the challenge
The method I apply to the challenge is exactly the same one I use with my clients: Mindful Planning™.
It’s a 5-step method you can use to all aspects of your life become more productive one day at a time without added stress.
Come and join the 52-Week Challenge For A More Productive You today.
I’m looking forward guiding you towards a successful year and beyond!
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