5 Steps For Planning Your Day For Optimal Creativity

You have four finite resources to spend on behalf of what matters: focus, assets, time, and energy. How you allocate these four resources will often determine your success or failure. How intentional are you about making plans to spend them in the right places?

On this episode, I share a simply 5-step method for planning your day that I’ve been using for years:

  1. Plan your week
  2. Review your goals and “main things”
  3. Plan your day
  4. Review your day
  5. Reveiw your week

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Todd Henry

Todd Henry

Positioning himself as an “arms dealer for the creative revolution”, Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of five books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.

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