The 5-Day Business Challenge To Increase Productivity

Take the 5-Day Productivity Challenge: Stop Being a Reactive Business Owner and Learn How You Can Begin Taking Control of Your Day

Day 1: Learn What a Reactive Work Situation Looks Like

  • Document on a notepad or in a spreadsheet those events or situations that cause you or your staff stress or increased frustration
  • Note if there are any similarities between the situations that arise

Day 2: Learn What a Proactive Work Situation Looks Like

  • Document times when planning ahead helped you and your staff to avoid problems or major issues in your business
  • Make note of the exact steps you took to prevent those situations

Day 3: Start Monitoring Your Reactive Moments

  • Start your spreadsheet to track reactive moments in your business
  • Share the spreadsheet with key members of your team and allow them to add their own viewpoints or comments

Day 4: Organize Your Reactive Moments into Categories

  • Create columns in your spreadsheet to allow for categorizing situations as minor, moderate, and critical
  • Share the spreadsheet with key members of your team to receive their input

Day 5: Delegate, Organize, or Delete — Never Postpone

  • Prioritize the reactive moments listed on your spreadsheet according to when and how they should be handled
  • Share the revised spreadsheet with key members of your team and brainstorm on ideas of how to turn these moments from reactive to proactive ones

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Chris Gardener

Specialist mentor for the self employed to get all 3Fs: Financial security then Freedom then Fulfilment