Maximize Your Day: Essential Strategies for Achieving More in Less Time
In today’s fast-paced world, everyone seems to be on a quest to maximize their day. With 24 hours at our disposal, one might think we have ample time to leave our mark on our little slice of the world. However, accomplishing tasks, spreading love, and soaking in the joys of life can quickly become overwhelming without effective strategies. If you’re familiar with any of my platforms, you know I’m deeply committed to empowering women. I’m all about championing the busy girl, helping her crush her life’s assignments.
This is a pivotal concept for us busy girls, determined to make a difference and reign supreme in our spheres. Embracing our roles as queens of our scenes and striving to maximize our day is our collective goal. So, here are some insights on how to do just that. Maximize your day, queen.
My affection for acronyms is well-known, and the busy girl system is packed with them. Let’s dive into one of our key strategies, known as “STYLE STEPS!”
This is how we roll. We navigate our days with style, ensuring every step we take is in line with our goals. And why is this important? I seize every opportunity to remind you, our busy girls, about the importance of self-care amidst the hustle. Stay true to your feminine essence. If you’re looking for guidance in this realm, I’ve written a book designed to inspire a new level of self-care. While self-care is a popular topic, my approach is unique. As a mom of twelve, I’ve navigated numerous challenges and triumphs in juggling personal well-being with pursuing dreams. But let’s save that discussion for another day.
Today, we’re focusing on strategies to maximize your day, every day.
If you’re ready, let’s dive in.
First, the “S” in STYLE stands for simplify.
Simplify/streamline your systems. If it’s too complex, it won’t work. A system is a set of procedures, principles, methods, or frameworks that consistently yield the same results. This is why I prioritize creating killer systems over setting goals. I clarify objectives and then establish systems that make success nearly inevitable. A solid system will always outperform a goal.
“T” stands for “Touch it once.” From tidying your space to tackling business or ministry tasks, it’s crucial to have efficient systems in place that minimize the need for repeated effort. Learning to automate tasks is a game-changer, enabling you to accelerate your success and maximize your day.
“Y” reminds you that YOU HOLD THE POWER! As the busy girl at the center of your journey, you have the agency to implement new systems or take a step back when necessary. One of my favorite scriptures, paraphrased, speaks of receiving new mercies every morning, a testament to God’s steadfast faithfulness. It’s a comforting reminder that we’re granted new beginnings daily, empowering us to reset and maximize our day with fresh energy.
“L” is for “Limit your interruptions.” Set boundaries with timers, turn off your phone during focused work periods, and fully engage with where you are—whether at home or work. Studies show that 98% of people experience several interruptions daily, significantly impacting productivity. A short interruption can disrupt your flow, and it may take considerable time to regain your focus. Managing these interruptions is crucial to building your dream lifestyle and maximizing your day.
“E” stands for “Equip yourself.” Achieving mastery in key areas reduces the need for excessive effort, time, and creativity. I’m a firm believer in the power of developing our innate talents—your divine keys to a life of freedom, abundance, and unique opportunities. Equipping yourself with the right skills and knowledge is essential to maximize your day.
While no single strategy works for everyone, these STYLE steps, when implemented, can transform the way busy girls navigate their day, enabling you to achieve more in less time and truly maximize your day.