Hey there! Kathy here.
Are you ready to take your organizational skills to the next level and unlock the secret to working less and earning more? Well, you're in luck because we are talking all about harnessing the power of Google Calendar to supercharge your productivity!
“A plan is what. A schedule is when. It takes both a plan and a schedule to get things done.”– Peter Turla
Picture this: a perfectly organized schedule that effortlessly guides you through your day, allowing you to tackle tasks with ease, stay focused, and make the most of every precious minute. It may sound like a dream, but with the right approach to Google Calendar, it can become your reality.
This Week’s Habit-Forming Affirmation
In this week's episode, I'm pulling back the curtain on my secrets to effectively use Google Calendar to work smarter, not harder.
Whether you're a Google Calendar newbie or have been using it for years, you'll discover new ways to leverage its features and unlock strategies to help you optimize your schedule, prioritize your tasks, and create a harmonious work-life balance. From setting up color-coded calendars for different aspects of your business to utilizing reminders and notifications, I've got you covered.
How To Use Google Calendar Effectively To Maximize Productivity
Here Are The Exact Topics We Are Diving Into Today
- Why You Need to Create and Use Multiple Google Calendars
- Which Calendars I Personally Recommend
- When Will You Never Work?
- When Will You Always Work?
- Morning and Evening Routines (for productivity)
- Exercise Time
- 3 Time Blocks Every Entrepreneur Need
- Scheduling Time to be Social
- Project Time
- Sleep Time
*Be sure to watch the video above if you are ready to maximize your productivity by effectively using Google Calendar!
VIP Entrepreneur Spotlight: Mary Kay Ash
This week we're shining the spotlight on a solopreneur who has achieved remarkable success in her business. She's cracked the code on personal growth and exceptional productivity.
Mary Kay Ash started her own business with just $5,000 and a dream. She was a single mother of three and didn't let anything hold her back from pursuing her dream of creating a successful business.
She faced gender discrimination in the workplace and was repeatedly passed over for promotions, prompting her to start her own company where women could succeed based on merit and hard work.
Mary Kay Ash was a true innovator, creating a unique business model that prioritized empowering women through entrepreneurship, offering them opportunity, recognition, and personal growth.
Despite facing many obstacles, Mary Kay Ash remained persistent in her pursuit of success. She famously said, “When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice. You can overcome and be a winner, or you can allow it to overcome you and be a loser. The choice is yours and yours alone.”
Mary Kay Ash was a strong believer in the power of positive thinking and taught her team to focus on the positive and never give up. She believed that a positive attitude was essential for success.
She valued the importance of giving back and created the Mary Kay Foundation, which has donated millions to support cancer research, domestic violence prevention, and other causes.
Mary Kay Ash's legacy lives on through the countless women who have been inspired by her story and have gone on to build successful businesses of their own. Her commitment to empowering women and creating a positive, supportive environment for entrepreneurs continues to inspire solopreneurs today. What an inspiration for us to do the same!
Weekly Action Steps for Increased Productivity
I firmly believe that consistent action is the catalyst for true transformation. It's not enough to just learn and absorb information though. It comes down to implementing that knowledge and integrating it into your daily routine. That's where our Weekly Action Steps come in.
Each week, I'll share practical tasks that are carefully crafted to help you with habit-building principles. These action steps are designed to be easily implemented, making it seamless for you to integrate them into your daily routine.
So now that you know how to leverage your Google Calendar effectively, it's time to put that knowledge into action to help you make the most of your time this week.
First up, one Action Item for your business:
And now, one action step for your personal life:
Join the High Performance Solopreneurs Group
As solopreneurs, it's easy to feel like we're on our own in our entrepreneurial journey. That's why I've created the High Performance Solopreneurs Facebook Community.
This community is full of Solopreneurs striving for High Performance; better, faster, and more efficient than the norm! You can expect to receive tips for better organization, routines, and habits resulting in more productivity for you and your business.
Whether you're looking to improve your organizational skills, establish better routines and habits, or simply connect with other entrepreneurs who share your goals, you'll find a wealth of resources and support within this community. Come join us and connect with a community of solopreneurs who are all working towards the same goals.
Remember, success is not a destination but a journey.
I hope you're feeling inspired and equipped with the knowledge and tools to harness the true power of Google Calendar. By mastering this invaluable resource, you have the ability to maximize your productivity and transform your solopreneurial journey.
Remember, it's not just about using Google Calendar—it's about using it effectively to create a streamlined, efficient workflow that propels you towards your goals. By implementing the strategies and tips I've shared, you can unlock new levels of productivity and reclaim your time.
By embracing the power of Google Calendar, you can take control of your schedule, prioritize your tasks, and achieve a harmonious work-life balance that allows you to work less and earn more.