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The Freelance Podclass

85 EpisodesProduced by Craig CanningsWebsite

The Freelance Podclass is not your ordinary podcast! It features a series of actionable lessons designed to help you solve the biggest challenges you are facing in launching and growing a profitable Freelance Business. Join the founder of Freelance University, Craig Cannings, and an amazing faculty … read more


The Productivity Class

Do you ever wish you could have more energy and focus better on your daily tasks? In today’s class we’ll discuss the essential strategies you need so you can add more time to your day, accomplish more in your business, and see better results. Join me as I walk you through ten helpful ways to ensure you have your most productive day ever!


Podcast Outline:

[0:41] Introduction to the topic of having your most productive day ever - some questions to consider and reasons why people experience a lack of productivity.


Ten Ways to Have a More Productive Day

[5:21] #1 Identify and eliminate your productivity pitfalls - examples of different types of pitfalls and how to overcome them.

[7:46] #2 Make your to-do list the day before - what to include and how to format the list.

[8:48] #3 Build regular morning rituals - the importance of having a regular routine and some examples of how it helps you get into the mental and emotional space to be able to do good work.

[9:59] #4 Use the fine art of time blocking - how to create focus times to zero in on your Most Important Task (MIT). 

[11:29] #5 Batch your recurring tasks - how to designate a time for activities, like checking email and social media, to squeeze more out of the day.

[12:28] #6 Keep a distraction list - the types of things to document so you can clear your mind and focus.

[13:35] #7 Eliminate inefficient communication methods - the importance of putting boundaries on communication and some examples that could work when communicating with clients.

[14:46] #8 Fill your tank with breaks - how to manage your energy and replenish your mind and body by stepping away from your computer at regular intervals.

[17:06] #9 Daily sharpen your saw - the importance of preparation, how learning and development increase your motivation and confidence.

[18:11] #10 Get plenty of rest - how adequate sleep at night and consistent sleep patterns give you good energy and focus during the day.

[19:03] Recap of the 10 helpful strategies to have your most productive day ever

[20:08] How to learn more about Freelance University programs and training


Resources and tools discussed in this episode:

Freelance University 

Start-Up Fast Track Program 

All-Access University  

Scale to Success Program


Inc Magazine  




Instant Messenger 



Bullet Journal  







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