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LH 64: 7 Steps to Getting More Done

7 Steps for Getting More Done in Your Farm Fresh Lifestyle

This is not a typical episode topic.

I was asked by several listeners to share how I manage to do so much. They wanted to know if I would share homesteading tips for managing time, workload and energy levels.

Well, I don’t think we can really manage time – because we all have the same amount of time, right?

But, we can manage our tasks within that time.

Most of us have way too much on our To-Do lists – which can be overwhelming.

So this podcast is about creating the proper mindset to keep our energy and motivation up while still working on a farm fresh lifestyle. This is not a topic I usually cover on this podcast, but hopefully a few tips will resonate with you on your own farm fresh journey.

There is a worksheet below that you can download to help you follow along.

In this episode, you learn:

  • Why decluttering lets you have better focus on your To-Dos
  • How assessing your personality temperament can help you tackle projects
  • How to sidestep things that drain your energy level
  • Why you should make time for yourself every day
  • How to organize your farm-fresh week like a CEO
  • What is a pile up zone & why you need one

7 Steps for Getting More Done:

Before listening, I highly recommend you download the PDF to work thru the 7 tips for yourself. There are also additional resources on the PDF.

1) Decluttering & Why

2) Assessing Your Personality Temperament

3) Eliminating What Drains You

4) Focusing on What Lights You Up

5) Recharging Everyday

6) Managing Your Week Like a CEO

7) Creating a Pile Up Zone

 

Resources & Links Mentioned:

Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up* – KonMari Book

Using Kon Mari on Your Homestead – Episode #22

Creating Farm Fresh Goals – Episode 37

Myers-Briggs

WorkFlowy

 

Transcript:

Click here for the full transcript for Episode #64

 

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About the Author:

Theresa Loe is the founder of Living Homegrown® and the Canning Academy® and is the Co-Executive Producer & Canning Expert on the national PBS gardening series, Growing A Greener World®. Theresa homesteads on just 1/10th of an acre in Los Angeles with her husband, two teenage boys and several disorderly but totally adorable chickens. Learn more about Living Homegrown here and about the Canning Academy here.