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This ONE Practice Changed my Week

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Do you find that you never have enough time to finish your to-do list?

For the last few weeks, I have been sharing my approach to getting things done, so I don’t feel overwhelmed with responsibilities, and I am not firefighting.  

I have broken down how I start with a yearly vision and my review process.  

I wanted to offer you some additional insight into how I prioritize and focus weekly.   

Setting time aside to reflect, plan then schedule (you can...

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Setting a Goal Isn't Enough

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is reflecting on how far I have come and celebrating my progress. You can follow my journey to experience my vision here. 

 

Setting a goal is not enough.

Last week I shared my process of setting up my year for success.

I wanted to outline one exercise that has kept me motivated and focused.  I try to model this approach for my...

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My Mid-Year Review Practice Part 2

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is reflecting on how far I have come and celebrating my progress. You can follow my journey to experience my vision here. 

If you want to skip to a section:

  1. Document Check
  2. Q2 Check
  3. Midyear Review
  4. Next Steps

Document Check

I try to take the time to document my progress in many different ways, so I start off by reviewing things I have already...

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My Mid-Year Review Practice

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.Something I need to continue to improve on is taking the time and space to reflect on my progress and shift.  I don’t have a boss or supervisor to monitor my work or suggest a different approach.

In the simple graphics below, I illustrate how my approach to my time has evolved:

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In the coming weeks, I will be sharing an update on how far I have gone with my yearly vision (how I refer to my goals).

Rather than focus on specific numbers, I start with how I want to...

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What Has Improved My Productivity During COVID

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is using my vision and theme to define my actions that ultimately determine my results. You can follow my journey to experience my vision here. 

I have worked from home for about two years now, but I am always learning new ways to stay on top of my tasks and get things done.  It is my job to engage and interact with others but to be able to...

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100% of Us Do This

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Did you figure it out?

Come on, guess!

Fine, I will tell you…

It is procrastination.

Why?

Because as humans, we are not designed to do scary things - and our brains are trying to protect us.  

We create habits to avoid things - to protect and relieve ourselves from perceived fear and anxiety, such as rejection, judgment, or failure.

This habit is called procrastination.

This video gives you a great starting point on how to change your habit of avoiding: 

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What Did you Just Say to Yourself?

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I should be further along with my business.

I can’t believe I haven’t figured out how to position this product yet.

I didn’t get the promotion - there must be something wrong with me.

I am so stupid; I should have seen this coming.

During this crisis, I have become hyper-aware of how I am speaking to myself.  Though I’m hanging out at my parents’ house, I spend most of my time alone. 

I’ve noticed that when I get frustrated, I call myself a name...

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My Five Top Tips to Stay on Top of Your Goals

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I'm super excited to share a recent webinar I put together for She Leads Africa on Staying Motivated on Your Road to Goal-Setting.  I outline five things you can keep in mind to keep moving forward:

  1. Define Your Why
  2. Set Aspirational but Appropriate Goals
  3. Embody Success
  4. Ask for Help
  5. Track Progress and Evolve

Click to watch the 33-minute video below.

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You can find my slides here.

Let me know which of the five thoughts I shared you are going to implement today.

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Upleveled LinkedIn

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals.  A major challenge I deal with is potential clients that do not see the value in my work. You can follow my journey to live my vision here.

It took me three weeks to draft this and just 5 minutes to upload it.

If you want to see what my LinkedIn Profile looked like before, take a look at...

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Updating My Website

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals.  I want my website to demostrate my value in a few seconds. You can follow my journey to experience my vision here.

I want to make sure my website can sell my services effectively. I also want to make it easier for people to get in touch and sign up for my services.  This will reduce...

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