Awhile back, I had a guy ask me:
“ok jump in where I am wrong…. YOU ARE: a teacher, a developer, a business owner, a husband, a father, a dog owner, a homebuilder??? Do you have a personal assistant walking next to you, feeding you to save time?”
Now, I think the typical response is..
“Aw gee shucks. I just do my best!”
But, the truth is…
For me, that’s not really the case. A few years back, I made a conscious decision to push myself as far as I could productivity-wise. I’d just come off a big project where I’d failed to deliver several key parts of the end product…
And, the client was taking a hit because of it.
And, there was nothing to say.
It was 100% my fault.
And, it was because I’d let procrastination win.
So, I decided I was never going to let that happen again. That’s about the time I started doing these daily emails. At that time, I had one course… now I have over a dozen. And yes, the last 6 months, I’ve been building a house.
None of it is an accident.
It was all done consciously.
And yes, I sleep a healthy 8-9 hours a night.
Spend lots of time with my wife and kids.
Aaaaand, walk my (supposed be my wife’s, btw) dog.
Well, when I made that decision, I decided to put myself through a productivity “boot camp” of sorts. I tried about every productivity “system” and “trick” you’ve probably heard of.
And, I was just ruthless about it working FOR me or not.
And, what I found is that I ended up spending more time DOING the productivity “system” — whatever it was — than I did actually BEING productive. Which was a NO-GO for me, Captain.
So, through lots of trial and error…
I developed my own system.
It’s a simple 10-minute “routine” I do every morning.
To get me focused…
And, clear on what needs done that day.
And, motivated to actually DO it.
Now, I won’t say that this will work for everyone. I honestly have no idea. It’s not some fancy “scientific formula” based on the “neuroscience” of rocket surgery. It’s just this thing I do that works really well for me.
Anyway, if you wanna give it a try and see if it works for you…
I teach it to you in my NO B.S. Guide to Get More Done course.
You can take that course for nothing over on SkillShare.
Deets on that are here: https://skl.sh/2yIl8oP