Topics We Explored:
- Why focusing on energy-based productivity may give you more traction than focusing on traditional time-based productivity
- Why it’s important to figure out what times of the day you are the most productive, and then have the courage to set boundaries to work during those times
- How you can use your own unique “triggers” to hold you accountable to completing certain tasks
- Why being productive can often mean getting fewer things done more completely, rather than rushing through everything just to get it done
“If you define your days and funnel your focus, then you can start to make every moment matter more and more.” – Mike Vardy (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Mike Vardy
- The Front Nine: How to Start the Year You Want Anytime You Want by Mike Vardy
- Episode 129: How Theming Your Week Can Make You More Productive with Mike Vardy
- The Power of When by Michael Breus
- The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
- How to Be a Productive Powerhouse Using Time Blocking
- David Allen’s Getting Things Done Methodology
- The NOW Year Action Plan Course
- Monthly Momentum Calls
About Mike Vardy:
Mike Vardy is a writer, productivity strategist, and the founder of Productivityist. He has served as the Managing Editor at Lifehack, and contributed articles on productivity to 99u, Lifehacker, The Next Web, SUCCESS Magazine, and The Huffington Post. Mike is also the author of several books and is the creator of TimeCrafting, a simple, durable, and flexible personal productivity approach. He has delivered talks on the topic of task and time management at events like New Media Expo, TEDx Victoria, South by Southwest, and creativeLIVE. He lives in Victoria, BC, Canada with his incredible wife, daughter, and son.
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