A lot of task management tools give you the option to assign a high, medium or low priority status to a task. Personally, I find this pointless and I’ve never liked assigning a priority to a task. And here’s why…
On my recent episode of Minor Updates, I shared that I’ve now hired my friend Warwick as a full-time contractor within my business. I’ve been working as a solo operator since I started my business in 2015 so this is a pretty significant change to how I work. Many of the people who follow my work are freelancers or consultants, like me. So I decided to share how I went about making this decision in case you’ve ever considered doing something similar.
I was recently contacted by the author, Adii Pienaar, wanting to share his new book all about ‘life profitability'. As someone who prioritises building a business that supports the lifestyle you want, this concept of ‘life profitability' really got my attention!
Tell me if this sounds familiar – When you plan your time, do you ever over-commit and run out of time to do your work? Especially when it comes to doing deep work that generates results but requires real focus. It’s so easy to say, “I’m going to spend the day working on X” only to get bogged down with other admin tasks and distractions.