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Every single productivity challenge ever is just a combination of one or more of 4 challenges.
Let’s back up.
When people sign up for my free guide for how to get into a deep work state in 15 minutes (grab it here, if you haven’t yet), they have the option to answer one additional question:
What is the #1 challenge that you’re struggling with in your life right now?
I’ve received hundreds of responses: Too much to do and too little time; I never finish projects; my house is a total disaster; everyone demands too much from me; I’m so overwhelmed; I’m always on to the next thing before I complete my current thing. And so on.
Can you relate?
As the responses rolled in, I got to work categorizing and bucketizing them. 🤓 I searched for the common themes for months, until one day, it all clicked.
There are only 4 elements we need to consider: Time, focus, priorities, and commitment.
If we solve for each of these in our lives, we find our Productivity Power Zone. And that’s where the magic happens: