Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Jaxtastic Life Spring Cleaning 30-Day Challenge - April 8, 2015 – Approaching Paperwork – Goal, Plan and Prepare

Today, we kick off with approaching paperwork clutter, the second most popular topic that was voted on by you. We won’t be touching any paperwork today. This is the day we set a goal for the week, plan for our action and take any preparation steps needed.

Goal: Set a SMART Goal for the Week for Paperwork
As we look at paperwork clutter, what is your goal? Make sure it is a SMART goal. This is a challenge so push yourself but also be S.M.A.R.T.

Plan: When are you going to do your work?
Take a look at your schedule. Where can you carve out 15-30 minutes each day? Yes, only 15-30 minutes is all that will be required each day in this challenge, not including reading the daily emails or blog information.

Also, look at your personality & lifestyle. Are you a morning person? Are you an evening person?  Do you have others living with you? How will you work around them?

Plan: Where Will You Focus?
Are you going to start your work at your desk or a file drawer or a shelf or somewhere else? Decide where you will start.

Prepare – Create Paper Spaces
Paperwork is a little different than clothes so instead of one Holding Space, we will create Paper Spaces. Today, create these zones for your paperwork:

Tomorrow – We Take Action

With you goal and plan in place, we will take action on approaching your paperwork and start creating routines.

Use the comments area to share your progress, thoughts, hopes, fears, etc. You never know what impact your words will have on someone else.

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