Episode 15

List Your Way to More Productivity & Less Stress

Published on: 18th November, 2020

We all have a hundreds if not thousands of things we want to do and accomplish in our lives, and sometimes when we look at the enormity of what we hope to achieve it can seem like it’s all too much. 

It can be incredibly easy to become overwhelmed, to get trapped under the mental weight of all your goals, and to lose focus. And that was before the pandemic started. 

The truth is we can become paralyzed by everything we have on our plate. We can easily become overwhelmed by our to-dos, and should do’s, causing us to throw our hands up in the air and say f*ck this shit. 

But that doesn’t accomplish anything, it just serves to create more stress for us, by making us believe that we in fact cannot get it done. 

Enter Paula Rizza, Emmy Award winning television producer, best selling author, a media trainer and a strategist. She is the founder of ListProducer.com, and the author of two Books, Listful Thinking: Using Lists to be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less Stressed. We could all use that right now. And Listful Living: A List Making Journey to a Less Stressed You. Can I get an Amen on that?

Paula is here to share her tips and tricks to create better and more effective lists that suit your goals and productivity style, and even allows time for self care. 

She’s also going to change your life with her knowledge of apps and extensions to help you manage time more efficiently!  Check these out:

  1. Momentum
  2. One Tab
  3. Pocket

We also discuss the Pomodoro technique, which I have been using everyday since our conversation and it is a TOTAL PRODUCTIVITY AND FOCUS GAME CHANGER.  

Drink of the Week​ : The Daou 2018 Sauvignon Blanc because when Paula isn’t taking over the world she rather likes herself a nice crisp white wine.

Check out Paula's resources for making “productive” lists:-

Websites:​ ​https://paularizzo.com/ https://listproducer.com/starterkit

Paula's Instagram:​ ​https://www.linkedin.com/paularizzo1

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