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Productivity is Personal
Episode 522nd November 2022 • Simplicity Specialist Podcast with Jonathan Stewart • Jonathan Stewart, Simplicity Specialist
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Why do templates suck, because they aren't personal! They aren't design to fit you! In this episode I talk more about how productivity is personal, and what to start with to figure out what your productivity really is!

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Jonathan Stewart: Productivity is 100% personal.

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As I mentioned in a previous episode, productivity is about

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being in service to lead or show up in the way that works for you.

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How that looks is different for every person.

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However, if you look at the productivity industry, it's full of quick fixes and

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templates that will solve everything if you just follow the step-by-step guide!

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Now, if you're someone who's purchased templates, I have

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to, this is no shame on you.

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They aren't completely terrible and they allow you to get started.

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But it's important to know how to use templates in a way that works for you.

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Your own personal productivity is far more important than trying to squeeze yourself

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into a solution that just doesn't work like a lot of the templates out there.

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When coaching my clients, I often hear the same common phrase.

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I want to be more productive or I want to be more organized.

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I need to just sort my shit out.

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The language used is harsh and robotic as if it needs to be done in a vacuum and you

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need to behave like an efficiency machine.

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When you make productivity personal, you move away from forced rigidity.

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You step away from the idea that productivity is in a

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vacuum because it isn't.

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It also means that there are less binaries is when it comes to

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creating your own productivity and it allows you to find your own way.

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Start with what you want and what you have both of those work together so that

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you know exactly what is true, what is realistic with your own productivity!

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We are bombarded by hundreds of productivity and organizational

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templates and quick tips and hacks that promised to make us more

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efficient and effective and organized.

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But often when you use them, you end up trapped in a spiral of constantly trying

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to fix what's wrong and make you more better, and keep you from doing things the

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wrong way, instead of starting from you.

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If you really want to get more done!

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Work in a way that's personalized to you instead of relying on hacks and

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tricks, that just don't really work.

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If you want to know more.

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Visit simplicity-specialist.com.

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