Design Yourself 90: Getting Sh*t Done

It feels good to step out of winter hibernation and embrace the energy of spring. This week’s podcast episode is all about shifting into a space of action to get stuff done. But not just any things – the things that matter. Sharon frames this week’s conversation around how to know that you are ready to move to action by highlighting both potential red flags and readiness signals. She then offers up her tried and true resources for shifting from being ready for action to being in the action. Her 5 Tips for How to Get Sh*t Done include everything from creating a roadmap to dropping the unnecessary distractions to cultivating boldness. This week’s episode is great for anyone who is feeling ready to dive into a new project or perhaps follow through on that idea that’s been on the back burner for long enough.

“Timidity has no place in the space of holding a purpose and taking action.”

Ideas Shared

Things to Consider Before Diving Into Action

  • Make sure you are focusing on the things that really matter
  • Be wary of exhaustion/feeling sick
  • Notice without judgement your habits around taking action

Good reasons to stop waiting and start getting stuff done

  • You are feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of work ahead of you
  • You have a vision for where you want to go but have avoided getting started
  • You are feeling stuck in analysis paralysis
  • You feel excited at the prospect of being in the work

5 Tips for How to Get Sh*t Done

  1. Be clear on what’s important
  2. Create a roadmap
  3. Drop the unnecessary
  4. Cultivate boldness
  5. Just Start and Keep Going

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