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Episode 004: How to Protect Your Calendar

Life is really busy, and if you’re anything like us, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything on your calendar. In this episode, we’re sharing the system we use to take the stress out of OUR schedule, that you can use to create a calendar that reflects YOUR priorities.

Navigating this Episode… 

1:09 – Does your calendar reflect your priorities?

2:35 – Why our priorities were backwards

3:00 – Our “yes” problem

6:05 – Use the people you respect as a marker for determining your priorities

8:07 – Our “spending” problem

8:50 – Why time is our most valuable asset

9:30 – How we schedule our top 5 priorities

9:50 – Priority #1: God

11:45 – Priority #2: Our Marriage

12:40 – Pieces of advice we received before becoming new parents

13:30 – Our date night process

15:15 – Date night on a budget

16:00 – Priority #3: Family

19:32 – Finding natural calendar triggers

20:43 – Priority #4: Friends

21:43 – How we nurture our closest friendships

23:17 – Priority #5: Career

25:50 – Decide if you’re an introvert or an extrovert

30:20 – How to give yourself margin

34:20 – Get really good at saying “no”

37:29 – Why we never put anything on our calendar on the spot

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  1. Vee

    September 23rd, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    Your podcast is amazing, I listen to it all the time.
    As a hair extension specialist, it can be challenging to control my schedule. Everything has an impact and I used to have a yes problem too. This is very helpful!

  2. Amy & Jordan

    October 8th, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    Aw!! That makes us SO happy to hear!! We’re so glad this episode was helpful for you! Thank you for listening!

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