587: Make Time for What’s Important: How to Get Motivated, Stay Organized, Time Block, Prioritize, Amplify Your Productivity and Hit All Your Goals with Robert Plank

Robert Plank from The Checklist Mindset is back with a solo episode to revisit your productivty, mindset, and goal setting!

If you'd like to schedule a call with Robert to get a better handle on your time management, delegation, and technology, then reach out at: Robert@RobertPlank.com

Must Have Tools

  • Second monitor
  • LogMeIn (set a conversion job, check on upload)
  • LastPass (plus iPhone app)
  • Google Drive (share files)
  • Learn a few keyboard shortcut

Tool of the Day: Permanent Clipboard for Chrome

Making the Time

  • Rewrite goals, write them over and over
  • iPhone notepad, set to lock screen wallpaper
  • Wake up one hour earlier or stay up one hour later, dedicate the time
  • Time block (chunk), automate and schedule
  • Google Calendar (take it seriously, keep the connection strong)
  • The X Factor: 50 days of consistent (small) progress
  • Four Daily Tasks: plan tomorrow, today.


  1. Record a podcast episode or Facebook Live as a sort of talk therapy
  2. Four Daily Tasks: don't lose momentum & adjust
  3. Accountability partner: YouTube video, Skype call, text, follow-up at the end of the day
  4. Countdown timer
  5. Camtasia Babysitter
  6. Google Calendar
  7. Set work hours
  8. Time blocking: batching/chunking

Filed in: Archive 3: 2018-2020InterviewPodcastProductivity

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