Day 31 – 31 Days of Productivity Hacks

We made it y’all – woowho – 31 days of focused attention on productivity.

Let’s recap and remember:

Day 1 – I shared the most important hack of all – Perfect is the enemy of done.  Just start.
Day 1 – I Can’t Even

Days 4, 11, 12, 26, 27 – we looked at our WHY – why are trying to be productive.  What are we even about?
Day 4 – Why
Day 11 – What’s Your End Game?
Day 12 – Manifesto
Day 26 – Ahead…not Better
Day 27 – Part 2 Ahead…Not Better

Days 2 and 17 we looked at the time sucks like social media, email, and other people’s priorities.  You were challenged to save your precious morning time for the things that mattered to you.
Day 2 – Other People’s Propaganda
Day 17 – You’ve Got Mail

Days 3, 6, 7, 22 – We looked at Big Rocks, our Best Yes, and making choices – we want to be productive on the RIGHT things.
Day 3 – The Big Rocks
Day 6 – The Best Yes
Day 7 – Time Travel
Day 22 – Don’t be an Ass

Days 8 and 16 – We focused on planning our week and being proactive.
Day 8 – Sunday
Day 16 – Mon-Slay

Days 9, 13, 21, 24 – We looked at procrastination and other thieves of productivity.
Day 9 – Mon-Slay The Thieves
Day 13 – Frog Soup
Day 21 – Ready, Set, Go
Day 24 – Time Boxing

Days 10, 20, 29 – We learned that mindfulness is the ultimate key to a focused and productive life.
Day 10 – Mindfulness
Day 20 – Respond
Day 29 – Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Days 18, 23, 25, 28 – Don’t give up! Small, daily actions add up!
Day 18 – Pursue Past Halfway
Day 23 – Truth
Day 25 – NaNoWriMo
Day 28 – Beautiful Baskets

Days 5, 19, 30 – We looked at some practical applications and resources
Day 5 – Let’s Get Practical
Day 19 – What is normal?
Day 30 – Resources


So…what was your biggest takeaway?

My goal at Slay The Chaos is sharing my experience and hope with you so that you CAN be more organized and productive. But as it usually is when you teach – you learn from your own lessons. My biggest takeaway from this month – being the stubborn soul I am – is ONCE again…

You can do it all - just not all today | Slay The Chaos

I have SO MUCH I want to do and unlike the ass in Day 22 – I’ll try to consume both the hay AND the water – I will fill my plate to overflow and then berate myself for not getting it all done. But my capacity and time are limited.

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say “no” to almost everything.” ― Warren Buffett

I’d love to hear from you either here or at donna@slaythechaos.com about this series and areas you might need help in implementing. Did you find it helpful? Do you wish I had covered a topic more thoroughly? Talk to me.

Until next week,

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Donna Matthews

Donna is a passionate soul eager to help others clear the chaos from their minds, souls, and homes with keep it simple, real life, productivity and organizational solutions.