For the whole summer, everyone is daydreaming about jetting off for a beach getaway. I bet very few of you dream of staying near home for your vacation, but don’t sell it short! In hindsight, it’s easy to overlook all the bad parts of a taking a trip – the delayed flights, missed connections and lost luggage.
I love meeting people who are just as organized as I am and getting the chance to learn something new from them. I went to the BlogHer conference in Chicago last weekend (more about the productivity tips and tricks on outsourcing that I learned there to come soon!) and met Andrew Mellen, bestselling author of Unstuff Your Life. Needless to say, he’s an expert at staying organized and keeping it together! So I thought he’d be the perfect “list producer” to feature:
Q: Why do you call yourself a compulsive list producer?
A: I don’t. I call myself a practical list producer.
Q: What do you make lists about?
A: Things I need to do that need to get out of my head, onto a page, then onto my calendar.
These are typically:
Remember that song “Working for the Weekend” by Loverboy from the 80s?