Here is a great post from Hillary Chybinski about how she improved her work life. Enjoy!
My One Little Word for this year is Journey. One of the journeys I am taking is making smarter work decisions. I’m a WAHM these days – splitting my time between blogging, writing and online content creation and independent marketing/social media consulting. Anyone that works from home knows that there are special challenges and obstacles to overcome. In hopes of getting a better foothold on that elusive work-life balance, I have vowed to find ways to work smarter.
To kick off the new year, I have implemented a few new strategies, and after three weeks, they are working well. Let me share my strategies with you:
Strategy 1: I’m using a MomAgenda as a combination Editorial Calendar/To-Do-list. It has enough space to track my schedule, my kids’ schedules and work I have due for clients. It also provides a canvas for me to plan my blog’s editorial calendar, so both organic and sponsored content get scheduled. Bonus with this system? There’s a Weekly Dinner Menu space for my meal plans! Here’s what I have learned about myself and my work habits – I need to write things down with a pencil and paper.