Posts tagged Energy Management
017 F*ck your to-do list, make a could-do list instead

The expectations that SO many people have when it comes to planning is that you need to have every minute accounted for, and that if you aren’t planning every little thing, you’re not doing enough, or doing it “right”.

Boxes. Those are ALL boxes you’re putting yourself in, friend.

And for what? To what end? What good does planning that way do for you?

You might think “well that’s how other people plan” or “that’s how I was taught to plan”, or it might just be what you think of when you think of planning. But you’re wrong. Just straight up wrong.

It’s not your fault, but let’s talk about what it would be like for planning to be easy. And what it actually TAKES to let it be easy. And how you can break the thought patterns that planning has to be one specific thing.

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016 Stop giving your planner so much power and harness your own Big Dick Energy instead

What if, instead of it being a self-fulfilling prophecy, you just didn’t give planning as much power as you do?

What if planning wasn’t this big thing that is either all in or all out?

What if Planning was just the vehicle for you to live life on your own terms?

How good would that feel?

I think we’re all under so much pressure to have it all together and it’s like if you can’t have it all together you’re a big hot mess.

Which just isn’t true.

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015 Time Management is BS - Here's what you should focus on instead

A few weeks ago I thought this episode would be about one of the other planning pillars...I think it’s actually about how to handle things when your plans aren’t executed perfectly.

Over the years I’ve been able to hone in on about how much time different tasks will take me to do, and I can plan accordingly. But when it comes to bigger projects, especially ones like this personality framework, it’s anybody’s dang guess.

I run into this a lot with my clients before we work together and it’s because of the to-do list oriented way most people plan. And further than that, it’s a simple case of energy management vs time management.

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