Five Practical Steps to Becoming a Productivity Powerhouse | GOF52
Productivity is always on people’s mind. We want to produce more, make more, and do it cheaper. Personally, I don’t think there is a thing wrong with these commitments. But can our commitment to productivity backfire on us leaving us burned out?
In this episode, I look at productivity from a theological perspective trying to answer this question. How do you dig deep within yourself to inspire creativity? The catch is to look at productivity from a spiritual perspective.
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This Episode’s Topic: Five Practical Steps To Becoming A Productivity Powerhouse
Theology On The Street – Genesis 1:26–28
Genesis 1:26–28 contains a mandate that explicitly affirms productivity. In this section, I discuss Nancy Pearcey’s book, Total Truth and her insights into the underlining implication of “being fruitful and multiply.”
Smitty’s Tip of the Week – David Allen
David Allen in his masterful work, “The Art of Getting Things Done,” gives a straightforward and comprehensive productivity plan that helps anyone clean up their work and increasing their productivity.
Feature Presentation: Five Practical Steps To Becoming A Productivity Powerhouse
- 1 – Master The Basics — calendar and a notebook
- 2 – Leverage Advanced Project Management Tools. Nozbe, Workflowy, etc., that allows you to collect and categorize all of your actions and deadlines that need to happen to move projects forward.
- 3 – Schedule a weekly meeting with yourself and then your spouse
- 4 – Outsource non-essentials to a virtual assistant. TaskBullet.com offers a novel approach to hiring virtual assistants for repetitive work. I’ve not tried it myself, but my research points to them as a great alternative. If you have tried it, then let me know via the comments section about your success or failures.
- 5 – Prioritize Yourself, To Positively Impact Others
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