15 Nov 137: Creating Freedom from Chaos with Sandra Halling
Does every day feel like a professional game of whack-a-mole? Lots of hurry up, figure out, and reach out – only to be left with the same chaos waiting for you tomorrow.
If you’re craving simplicity and organization in your business, today’s episode is for you.
We’re chatting with Sandra Halling about embracing strategy and systems in your business – ones that bring ease and flow to your life.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Clear definitions of the many terms related to productivity
- What embracing strategy and systems can do for your life and business
- Some great things to help free entrepreneurs from chaos
- How to shift your mindset around learning new technology
- What Aligned Productivity is
- What it looks like to be out of alignment in your business
As founder of The Data Mavens, Sandra is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and executives design their workflow and systems to feel organized, have peace of mind, and prioritize what matters to them. Sandra is an expert on platforms like Deltek Vision, Notion, and Clickup but her real priority is helping you develop better work habits by achieving Aligned Productivity—that is to say, aligning your work with your values.
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NOTEWORTHY QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE
“I take a much more holistic and gentle view about systems and structure and I think it’s supposed to be there to support our flow, not to constrain us. It’s the box you stand on, it’s not meant to be a jail or prison or overly constrictive because that, to me, defeats the purpose.”
“It’s okay to be frustrated and angry at technology, it doesn’t mean that you’re doing anything wrong, it doesn’t mean that you’re stupid, it doesn’t mean that you’re not going to get it eventually, it actually means nothing (…) And the only difference between me and the people that are frustrated is that I just keep poking at it until it does what I want.”
“We’re cultured to believe that production, that producing, that productivity is why we’re here when we’re actually here to just to be. We’re human beings, not human doings.”
“If you’re the CEO and you are a solopreneur, you are the asset, right? So, if you are the asset and you are not taking care of yourself, what do you think is going to happen to the business in the long run?”
“You can build your business around your life, not your life around your business.”
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