The 5 F’s of getting organised

I’ve been clearing out and decluttering ready for some fresh energy and a life shake up!

And it’s been tough!! Yeeeeears worth of mementoes to pour over (it’s a skilled avoidance tactic 😇)

But it HAS been made a LOT easier with the 5 F’s:

  • Fix it (Do)
  • Fling it (Ditch or Delete)
  • Forward it (Delegate)
  • File it (Defer)
  • Have Fun!

I read Marie Kondo’s Art of Decluttering and she advocates asking 2 simple questions, is it useful? Does it bring you joy? Which to be honest sounds fab BUT I’m wired to find joy in freaking EVERYTHING so for me I found that was tough.

Like any strength, we bring them to life in different ways in different context and in the context of decluttering my strength o appreciation of beauty is overplayed and I need to leverage my other strengths instead.

Hence an injection of structure…and it works!

No method in and of itself is ‘right’.

It’s understanding yourself and how you operate best then creating your own YOUPrint rather than be disappointed with other people’s blueprints 🤩

Have you found your preferred way to declutter and organise?

30 Questions to help you discover your strengths

30 Questions to help you discover your strengths

 

  • What do you like to do?
  • What activities make you feel fulfilled?
  • What brings positive energy into your life?
  • When are the times when you feel fully engaged, instead of just pretending to be or you are only partially engaged?
  • What are three things that you are passionate about?
  • What makes you feel passionate about the three items you listed above?
  • What do you feel is your true calling in life?
  • When in life do you play?
  • At what instances do you enjoy the ride instead of looking to reach your end goal?
  • When are you self-disciplined?
  • When are you creative?
  • Where do you feel at peace?
  • Where do you feel calm and productive?
  • When do you feel like you’re doing what you’re supposed to in life?
  • What activities make you feel completely absorbed?
  • When do you lose track of time?
  • What activities can you not wait to do again?
  • When do you deliver results seamlessly?
  • Which activities give you the feeling of clarity, calmness, creativity, and success?
  • What activities give you a sense of flow when you engage in them?
  • When does something happen fast and slow at the same time?
  • When do you experience the feeling of being in the “zone”?
  • What did you do as a child that you still do today, only probably better?
  • What activities excite you?
  • When do you feel like the “real you”?
  • What does your attention naturally focus on?
  • What have you learned quickly, catching on with minimal effort?
  • When do you feel motivated?
  • Which items do you want to put on your to-do list, but never seem to get there?
  • What are you looking forward to in the future?

 

DO YOU REALLY NEED A BUSINESS COACH?

DO YOU REALLY NEED A BUSINESS COACH?

I’m a coach and I always have a coach for my own personal and professional development. I could be here a long time explaining the benefits I’ve reaped in all aspects of my life and work as a result of this support.

And there’s been times when I needed something else.

I’m deeply biased towards the benefits of coaching but I’ve got no interest in selling you the myth that coaching is THE thing that will change your life. It might be…but that’s your decision, not mine or anyone else’s.

The irony in the coaching world is that some coaches shout so loudly about their services and how AMAZING they are that it doesn’t serve to help their potential customers actually pause and listen to what they really need.

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We all need support yet we don’t all need a coach. We’d likely benefit from one yes but need? No.

So here’s the thing, there are 3 types of support:

🦊 Informational – we want to understand how things work

🦊 Emotional – we want to feel heard, fulfilled and connected and able to navigate our lives effectively in a way that feels good

🦊 Practical – we need help to DO something. Lifting a sofa is a lot easier with someone else to help, right?

So I wonder, what help would you benefit most from right now?

Do you really want to work with a coach to help you become more productive?

Or would you rather spend that money on paying someone to implement and action your ideas?

Do you really want to invest in another course that teaches you something new?

Or do you want to hire a coach to help you leverage all the amazing resources you already have?

Coaching is powerful and has the potential to unleash the power within you BUT it’s not all things to all people. Sometimes it’s not the most effective investment for you depending on what you need at a particular time.

So my invitation to you is to curious about what you REALLY need and make sure you get that xx

Does this resonate? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

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