Jan 5, 2021Liked by Corinna

This was an incredible read. I've used my calendar to organize my tasks for years now and since a year or so I started adding focused time in my calendar and it has helped me move forward complex projects which otherwise would've been impossible to complete. I recommend the technique. One other thing that has helped me is to identify a day which usually is low in meetings, for me is Wednesdays, and block it as a meetings-free-day. Occasionally I'd have a short meeting before noon, but no more.

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Aug 18, 2020Liked by Corinna

Great read, very similar to techniques shared in "Make Time" book although your suggestions are much more granular and tangible. Thanks for sharing your productivity hacks 😀 I would be curious to know if you have any analytics on how it went in practice (say 3/5 times in a week where focus time got disrupted/rescheduled). Also request you to share some insights on having "solid to-do lists" and being on top of it.

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Have you faced any challenges with scheduling meetings between 1-4pm only? My work is client facing so this makes it tricky.

Also 100% agree that "The feeling of helplessness and perceived lack of control greatly raise our stress levels", but I wonder if increasing perceived control is just a band-aid fix. Inevitably we can never have 100% control. In addition to reducing uncertainty where we can, I'm curious how we can reduce our stress response to it all together.

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