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Stacking and Batching - Protecting Your Time Series
Episode 913th March 2023 • Buckets & Boom Gates • Kim White & Kerry Zarb
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When the entrepreneur dog bites. When the small business bee stings. When I'm feeling sad. Kim and Kerry are talking about some of their favorite things again today – stacking and batching. Before diving in, it’s important to define exactly what it means for the pair. Stacking is the opposite of multitasking and one thing that’s able to be used for multiple purposes. Batching (not botching) is putting similar items together and staying in the zone for a dedicated timeframe so there are not so many on and off ramps. Staying in the one lane is critical to grow and start a business. Through this conversation Kim and Kerry unpack and chat about:

  • Distractions, notifications and all the moving parts that can happen and take our attention. Kerry refers to them as flying unicorns, if we’re not careful all the shiny things can go flying across our radar and distract us from moving the needle forward.
  • Stacks of buckets and batches of boom gates. The correlation and prime examples when talking about stacking and batching.
  • The importance of flexibility when it comes to stacking and batching workflows. If you’re in the zone and gathering momentum, sometimes continuing on for another 15 minutes can save time in the long run. Alternatively, if you’re having to force creativity and bandwidth it can be like a crowbar which doesn’t work very well either.
  • Ways to marry stacking and batching together. Finding ways to fit things in that go together and the Buckets and Boom Gates Podcast is a prime example!

If you like raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens and want to be around all the favorite things each week, the Fire Up Groundwork Brigade is just the place to find out more! We discuss stacking, batching, websites, publishing, podcasting, events, socials, mailbox money, and sequencing (just to name a few!).

We hope you enjoy this experience 🙏

Kim & Kerry

Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.