How to Get Your Shit Together in 2015

  HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE! Fuck the begrudgers — 2015 is going to be your best year yet! This is my favourite time of year. Like most people, I feel motivated and energised to make positive changes in my life. I have visions of washboard abs, bulging bank accounts, and a home that runs like clockwork. However, contrary to what some will say, visions aren’t enough to get you across the finish line… or even to the halfway mark. You need to have a plan.   So here’s what you’re going to do: You’re going to sit down and think… Onwards! ->

4 Ways to Supercharge Your ‘To Do’ List to Get More Done

  So I’ve spoken before about planning out your days the night before. While that was a decent general overview, I wanted to share some things I’ve found extremely helpful when doing this. These are pretty much guaranteed to ensure you get more done, and save more time.   Batching The first is to batch tasks. There are some items on your ‘to do’ list that will be similar in nature, or are done in the same area. So, for example, you should make all your phone calls in one go. Also, if you need to leave the house to… Onwards! ->

TIME To Get Your Shit Together

  I’ve read a lot of books and blogs on productivity, and one tip I come across frequently is to use a timer. It’s that whole “race against the clock” mentality that gets the adrenaline pumping and focuses the mind. It’s particularly useful for jobs you don’t want to do, because you know there’s a time limit on it. It forces you to get it done, and get it done fast. The only problem I’ve had with implementing it is the length of time most sources suggest. Fifteen minutes? Fuck that. For me, that’s too long. Yes, there’s a MOUNTAIN… Onwards! ->