How to make time for a side hustle

How to make time for a side hustle

Presented at WordCamp San Diego 2017. How to wrangle your schedule and manage your time to make time to work on a side project.

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Natalie MacLees

March 26, 2017
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  1. SIDE HUSTLE HOW TO MAKE TIME FOR A @NATALIEMAC •

    WCSD 2017
  2. TIME MYTHS ABOUT

  3. MY SAD PAST

  4. 3 EASY STEPS

  5. 1. PRIORITIES

  6. 2. SELF CARE

  7. 3. OPTIMIZE

  8. PRIORITIES SET THE RIGHT 1.

  9. STOP DOING? WHAT CAN YOU

  10. “THE MORE YOU TRY TO DO, THE LESS YOU ACTUALLY

    ACCOMPLISH” - COVEY & MCCHESNEY
  11. WILDLY FOCUS ON THE IMPORTANT

  12. WHAT MATTERS GETTING CLARITY ABOUT MAKES IT CLEAR WHAT DOES

    NOT
  13. I DON’T HAVE TIME FOR THAT

  14. THAT’S NOT A PRIORITY FOR ME RIGHT NOW

  15. “YOU HAVE TIME TO DO ANYTHING — JUST NOT EVERYTHING”

    - DAVID ALLEN
  16. HOW TO SAY NO 1. AFFIRM THE RELATIONSHIP 2. SAY

    THANK YOU 3. CLEARLY AND FIRMLY DECLINE 4. KEEP THE REASON AMBIGUOUS
  17. September 28, 1956 Dear Mr. Adams, Thanks for your letter

    inviting me to join the committee of the Arts and Sciences for Eisenhower. I must decline, for secret reasons. Sincerely, E.B.White
  18. SELF CARE PRACTICE IMMACULATE 2.

  19. I’M TOO BUSY WHAT WE MEAN WHEN WE SAY

  20. BURNOUT YOU CAN’T PUSH THROUGH

  21. – TIM KREIDER “Idleness is not just a vacation, an

    indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets…it is, paradoxically, necessary to getting any work done.”
  22. ROUTINES AND RITUALS

  23. MY SHINING DAY LUNCH 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30

    12:00 12:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER SCHEDULE NOTES MOST IMPORTANT TASKS DAILY INSPIRATION THINGS TO DO EVERYDAY LEARN SOMETHING NEW CONNECT WITH OTHERS EAT SOMETHING GREEN MEDITATE MAKE OR CREATE SOMETHING MOVE MY BODY
  24. MORNING ROUTINE MUG OF WARM WATER WRITE MORNING PAGES EAT

    A HEALTHY BREAKFAST SHOWER & GET DRESSED MEDITATE MOVE MY BODY PLAN MY DAY BEDTIME ROUTINE HOT DRINK & GOAL REVIEW COOL DOWN THE BEDROOM PUT ON PAJAMAS WASH FACE FLOSS AND BRUSH TEETH MOISTURIZE BED YOGA READ
  25. MEDITATE PRODUCTIVELY

  26. OPTIMIZE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY 3.

  27. 168 HOURS

  28. YOUR WEEK INVENTORY YES, ALL 168 HOURS

  29. A PLAN ALWAYS HAVE DAY, WEEK, MONTH, YEAR

  30. LEAD MEASURES ACT ON

  31. SCOREBOARD KEEP A COMPELLING

  32. Jan 1 Jan 8 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29

    Feb 5 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Mar 5 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Apr 2 Apr 9 Apr 16 Apr 23 Apr 30 May 7 May 14 May 21 May 28 Jun 4 Jun 11 Jun 18 Jun 25 Jul 2 Jul 9 Jul 16 Jul 23 Jul 30 Aug 6
  33. SCHEDULE EVERY MINUTE OF YOUR DAY

  34. LUNCH 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 2:00

    2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 SCHEDULE MOST IMPORTANT DAILY INSPIRAT THINGS TO DO EVE LEARN SOMETHIN CONNECT WITH O
  35. WHAT’S EASY WITHOUT A PLAN, WE DEFAULT TO

  36. SCHEDULE CREATE A FIXED

  37. APPOINTMENTS SCHEDULE WITH YOURSELF

  38. WILD DONKEY RIDE YOUR

  39. EMAIL BE THE BOSS OF YOUR

  40. SOCIAL MEDIA QUIT

  41. FOCUS TAKE BREAKS FROM INSTEAD OF FROM DISTRACTION

  42. CHALLENGE YOURSELF

  43. THREE STEPS 1. SET YOUR PRIORITIES 2.PRACTICE IMMACULATE SELF CARE

    3.OPTIMIZE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
  44. THANK YOU

  45. SOURCES • DEEP WORK by Cal Newport http://calnewport.com/books/deep-work/ • THE

    PROFITABLE SIDE PROJECT HANDBOOK by Rachel Andrew https://rachelandrew.co.uk/books/the-profitable-side-project • THE 4 DISCIPLINES OF EXECUTION by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling
 http://the4disciplinesofexecution.com/ • SLOW THE F*CK DOWN by Eric Karjaluoto
 http://blog.officehours.io/slow-the-fuck-down/ • HOW TO SAY NO GRACEFULLY by Greg McKeown http://gregmckeown.com/blog/how-to-say-no-gracefully/