Ep – 14 – Fixing Problems with Time Blocking

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You’re a time blocker to some degree. This means you put tasks in your calendar…Not just appointments with people which can’t easily be changed, but solo time you commit to doing a particular task.

In other words, you make a promise to yourself that non-one else knows about to do something at a particular time and place.

It’s an easy concept to explain, But…most people who seem to start the practice have a rough time taking it to the level they want. Once they get past the beginner stage, when they are experimenting with a few tasks they want more.

And for a while, they schedule more tasks…and more…and more. Until they have too many and their time blocking becomes a problem. It should be easy, they think, but it’s not.

What are some of the best solutions available?
Tune into this episode to hear from me and my special guest, Mike Vardy, as we solve this challenging problem together.

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Show Notes Ep 14

Henry Cloud – Necessary Endings https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0049B1VO0

Stack Method – Prasanth Nair https://www.stackmethod.com/

https://productivityist.com/dobedobedo

Mike Vardy’s Bio

I am an author, speaker, and productivity and time management strategist (or ‘productivityist’) based out of Victoria, BC, Canada. My company is Productivityist, and the company’s mission is to help people stop ‘doing’ productive and start ‘being’ productive through a variety of online and offline resources that I facilitate.

I am the author of “The Front Nine: How to Start the Year You Want Anytime You Want,” published by Diversion Books. I have also self-published several eBooks, most recently “The Productivityist Playbook.”

Francis Wade is the host of the Task Management & Time Blocking Virtual Summit and the author of Perfect Time-Based Productivity. Connect with him on Linkedin or send a message here. www.replytofrancis.info

Thanks to Alex_MakeMusic on Pixabay for the opening and closing music.