The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show

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Summary

Joining me on this episode is Mridu Parikh - the woman behind Life is Organized. Mridu is a productivity coach, business strategist, speaker and trainer. She made it her goal to help individuals get clear on their priorities through effective time management, efficient processes, systems and life-changing habits – to do more in less time.

Show Notes

Joining me on this episode is Mridu Parikh - the woman behind Life is Organized. Mridu is a productivity coach, business strategist, speaker and trainer. She made it her goal to help individuals get clear on their priorities through effective time management, efficient processes, systems and life-changing habits – to do more in less time.

A big fan of simplicity, Mridu shares about introducing and learning productivity processes and systems, the methods she employs to make sure that these become habits, and how doing these alleviate stress and results in clarity and growth for individuals and teams.

Here are just a few of the things you’ll hear and learn about in this episode:

  • How she reveres simplicity as the easiest way to introduce a process, and the importance of writing things down (2:19).
  • Working with other people, how to get them motivated to do a task or enforce a process into their life and be consistent about it. (6:20).
  • The concept of the learning curve, and how to speed up this often-tedious phase through research and by reaching out to people (8:37).
  • Her insights on alignment as a product of goals, action plans and prioritization, how to make these happen through the concept of ‘two-week sprints’ (11:41), and samples to explain how it works (13:40).
  • The importance of improving communication and technology, and intertwining the two to enhance processes for an individual and/or a team (16:14).
  • The tool that she’s been using which allows for transparency and easy collaboration, and the how and why she chose this specific tool (18:07; 20:01).
  • We also delved into a blog post she’s written that made her look at limitations and excuses from a different angle, and reframe these into motivation to maximize potential (21:44).

Relevant Links

There’s more to learn from Mridu Parikh which you can catch on one of the upcoming bonus episodes available only for Patreon supporters. Patreon patrons get access to exclusive episodes, products and perks for as little as a dollar a month, definitely worth the content you’ll be getting once you’re a patron. Go to patreon.com/productivityist to learn more about what you get as a patron!

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Until next time, remember to stop guessing and start going!

What is The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show?

Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.