Getting Things Organised…

Usually the reason why we feel the need to get organised is that life is starting to feel overwhelming or Life has already overwhelmed us. We are feeling like we are drowning, just barely holding on. We are feeling stuck. We have so much on our plate we do not know...

The First Step: start with here and now!

The first step to get things organised in order to feel less overwhelmed is to start with the here and now. What is yanking your mind around? What is keeping you up at night? Get it out of there! DO NOT make a list! (yet) You know the standard productivity trick,...

Divide your here and now into Next Actions and Projects

Here is the secret: you have already done that. The one step pile is your next action pile. After actually doing each of the next action you have written on the sheet the thing is done and dusted. You two stepper pile is your project pile; more steps are required...

Sort your Next Actions by Location

Take your one stepper next action pile. Have a look through them and see whether or not there are different location required to actually do them. For example, picking up things from the cleaners you would have to go out of the house. Emptying the waste paper baskets...

Project or SOMEDAY/MAYBE?

YES, YES you got a heap of projects you want to do. Some of them have been sitting around in your mind for an awful long time. They must be projects, they CANNOT be a someday/maybe because they are important, for sure. A life and death matter. A.. ha. OK, now. Be...