Episode 22

#022 - Designing Your Life in 2021 and Beyond

Published on: 4th January, 2021

Today's episode helps you hit the ground running in 2021 through intentionally "Designing Your Life". Igor uses his extensive background as a designer and design leader to provide practical guidance on how to apply similar design principles to improve your life - regardless of what stage you are at personally or professionally.

We cover a ton of topics in this episode, we hope it's helpful:

  • Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett
  • How Will You Measure Your LIfe by Clayton Christensen
  • Design your life by designing your week
  • Understand your times of productivity and times of constraint throughout your day and week
  • The Career/Family Happiness Matrix
  • Think about how you spend your weeks as a "portfolio" of time investments
  • Journaling to understand how you are spending your weeks over long periods of time
  • The importance of sustained effort over time
  • Don't compare your beginning with someone else's middle

Thanks for joining us today and don't forget to hit the subscribe button or reach out at [email protected]. We'd love to hear your thoughts on productivity systems so feel free to let us know about your systems and how they are helping or causing you frustration.

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