How to do a Brain Dump and Create Master Lists to Help You Manage Your Tasks

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Do you ever get overwhelmed thinking about all the tasks and to do's you need to get done? Do you even know all the tasks that need to get done to help you reach your goals? Using the Brain Dump exercise and creating some Master Tasks Lists is a wonderful way to manage your tasks and be more productive. 

How to do the Brain Dump Exercise and Create Your Master Task Lists

  • Grab some paper and writing materials. You can do this directly into your task application such as Trello or Todoist,...

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11 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile Device

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Have you noticed how the term “There’s an app for that,” is more popular than ever? It seems like every day there’s a new cool app to check out. But that can get a little chaotic installing every new app that comes along. It's easy to end up having tons of apps on your phone that you never use.

So what apps are essential? So glad you asked! I’m sharing my 11 Must-Have Apps and why I use them.

Trello

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Of course, Trello is my list. It’s my current task...

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Two Tools to Record and Transcribe Quickly, Easily and Inexpensively

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I recently discovered two tools that have made my life easier and I wanted to share. The first is called Loom and Loom lets you record videos super easy and free. The second is called AmberScript and you can try this one for free and then it’s very inexpensive after that. Read on to learn more. 

Loom

Do you ever have a time when you need to record something really quick? Maybe it’s your face or your screen. I do this a lot and I would always use ScreenFlow that’s...

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How to Set up Email Templates in Gmail to Save Time

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Did you know you could use Gmail email templates to quickly send out canned responses that you create? And what’s cool is you can load the template and still make changes to the email before sending it.

This is a great way to save time and be more efficient with your emails.

Let’s say you’re a coach and speaker and maybe you get a lot of inquiries to book your speaking services. You could set up an email template with all the information you want to reply with and save as a...

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How to Get Your Calendar Organized

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Do you use a digital calendar? Is your calendar up to date with all your events and appointments added?

In this week’s Organize Your Life project I’m going to show you how to add events to your calendar and use it effectively. I show you using Google Calendar but these tips will work with most any digital calendar.

Watch the video and learn:

  • How to add a new event on Google Calendar
  • How to set up recurring events like regular appointments, birthdays, etc.
  • What items you should...

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15 Easy Ways to Be More Productive

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Being productive doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are 15 easy ways to not only be more productive but also be better organized and reduce stress.

  1. Do your most important or most difficult task first thing in the morning.

    Have you seen the quote by Mark Twain: “If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning.” Wise words.

  1. Use your best working hours for important projects.

    Figure out what times of the day you’re out energized and do your important...

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How to Use Evernote to EASILY Organize Your Receipts

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There are many different programs and apps out there to organize your receipts but why get another app? Use Evernote for your receipts and have everything all in one place. And if you’re not using Evernote you should be. It will save you TONS of time! Learn more about Evernote here.

I’m going to show you how quick and easy it is to create your system and use it every day using Evernote.

IMPORTANT: The key is: to actually use your system for it to work. That means every time you...

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Making the Most of Your Time: 5 Productivity Tips

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It’s not enough to dream of success. It’s not even enough to set goals.

The only way to truly achieve your dreams and build the business you’re meant to build is to sit down and just do it.

And that’s where many of us…well, fail is a strong word. But it’s the doing that trips us up more times than not.

We overbook our calendars until today’s to-dos become next week’s past dues. We procrastinate on the things that are important while attending...

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17 Ways to Overcome Procrastination

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While there are common causes and reasons for procrastination, there are even more “cures”. Pick through these ideas to find strategies that work for you.

Banish Guilt

If you’ve been a procrastinator since childhood, it may have been made worse by overly-authoritarian parents or teachers. Procrastination can also be a type of avoidance behavior, where those who feel habitually feel powerless take back personal power in the only way known to them—procrastination on...

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