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How to achieve twice as much in half the time

In today’s Friday catch up I share my really simple secret on how we seem to achieve so much here at Women Unlimited. I was talking yesterday with the fabulous Catherine Watkin (Selling from the heart) and she asked how I could do so much while raising two young kids. So I put my thinking cap on and came up with what I think is the reason that we get lots done in a short period of time (I try to only work 30 hours a week…). It does really come down to focus, but the big question is what to focus on! Watch this video and let me know what you think… Do you do this too? What works for you. If you like it, please share it and I look forward to catching up with you next week!

 

Slow down to speed up

Create the time and space in your life and your business to create your strategy and do the stuff that is going to be most powerful and effective in your business.

  1. Do the thinking first
  2. Take stock
  3. Figure out what’s working
  4. What isn’t
  5. What do you need to change
  6. What can you do to improve on in your business
  7. Schedule it! Every week! … Friday or Monday morning.

Create the time to give your business room to grow.

 

 

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14 Comments
  1. Sara says

    I’ve got two very young kids and I’m trying to run a wedding business. I would say the one thing you left off your very good list was “work odd hours!” I worry less about getting my work done, if I know that I can squeeze a couple of hours in when I know they’ll be asleep between 9pm and 11pm!! Not ideal but necessary, I find!

  2. simon says

    Great advice, thanks Julie. I’ve found finding moments were I have a space that is free from work full stop really valuable as well. Its so easy to get caught up in the ‘grind’ when your sat at a computer.

    1. Julie Hall - Editor says

      Thanks Simon – glad you liked it – I probably need to follow my own advice more 🙂

  3. George McDonald says

    As always Women Unlimited brings great tips and advice everytime I read it! Thanks again, this really helps me sort out my time. let’s get organized!

  4. Idona Touck Cos says

    As always Women Unlimited brings great tips and advice everytime I read it! Thanks again, this really helps me sort out my time. let’s get organized!

  5. Shardo Gauthus says

    Hi Julie, thanks you for the amazing video and tips. I don’t have kids but I have work that digests most of my free time. I know I can organize it now. Thanks again Julie!

  6. Sudha Gautam says

    Thanx Julie for such great advice
    I run a physiotherapy center in chandigarh, india and always keep struggling on time management. I will implement your advise in my life. One thing i would like to add is if you make your team stronger in delivering the results your half the battle is done and you can save lot of time for your life.

    Regards
    Sudha

    1. Julie Hall - Editor says

      Oooh, totally agree Sudha. It wasn’t until I started growing my team that things really started to move here at Women Unlimited.

  7. RAYJ says

    Great Job Julie! Verry good advice. It made me think on how to organize things as I started this year. I love to share your post here. I will always follow you to get more tips. Thanks!

  8. Jane Phelps says

    Great post. For me, It all comes down to the schedule part. I am not really good at it and I think from this video, writing and following a schedule is the key I need. Many thanks Julie.

  9. Gemma says

    Thanks for this article. I am a legal secretary by day and spend most of my time organising other people and so this is a video I needed to see to remind me that I need to be just as organised with my blog to get the most out of my personal time.

    Thank you.

  10. kürtçe şarkılar says

    Thanks for this article. I am a legal secretary by day and spend most of my time organising other people and so this is a video I needed to see to remind me that I need to be just as organised with my blog to get the most out of my personal time.

    Thank you.

  11. roman havası says

    Hi Julie, thanks you for the amazing video and tips. I don’t have kids but I have work that digests most of my free time. I know I can organize it now. Thanks again Julie!

  12. Michael London says

    Stumbled across this article by chance but found it very informative! Some great advice in there which I shall endeavor to put into practice, thanks Julie.