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having it allbalancing blogging       & life
my storyKelly Whalen:founder Centsible Life & principal SplashCreative Media, mom of 4, wife, active lifestyle
my family
balance: is it amyth?balance is defined as: “a state of equilibrium” “mental steadiness or emotional stability” “habit of ...
balance: is it amyth?balance doesn’t happen all at oncebalance is not permanentbalance doesn’t always lead to the bestidea...
goal setting    set goals for your business, your life, your    relationships.     long-term: know what you’re working for...
life listcreate a life list or bucket list  evolves with you  add to it  create a family list or one with your  partner/sp...
to docreate to do lists master list break categories down daily to do list                         @centsiblel
time boxtime box: comes from project planning;            allots a fixed period of time for anactivity       create a sche...
email triageset times to look at emailcreate folders for projects, sponsors, etc.make template responsesdon’t be afraid of...
email triage       Empty inbox                     @centsiblel
email triage    sample of folders                    @centsiblel
find your focusTherell come a writing phase where youhave to defend the time, unplug thephone and put in the hours to get ...
find your focuswhat works for you?where do you work effectively?what time is best for you?                                ...
schedule ‘unplugged’ timemake ‘screen free time’ in your lifeset time of day or days of the weektake weekends off         ...
how to set limitspractice saying ‘no’know what brings you happiness & invest initfollow the data to know what’s worth your...
follow the datameasure your success in:    time: less time for better results    happiness: subjective, but effective    i...
questions &answers what questions do youhave?                   @centsiblel
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Having It All: Balancing Blogging and Life - Kelly Whalen

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Having It All: Balancing Blogging and Life - Kelly Whalen

  1. 1. having it allbalancing blogging & life
  2. 2. my storyKelly Whalen:founder Centsible Life & principal SplashCreative Media, mom of 4, wife, active lifestyle
  3. 3. my family
  4. 4. balance: is it amyth?balance is defined as: “a state of equilibrium” “mental steadiness or emotional stability” “habit of calm behavior and judgment” @centsiblel
  5. 5. balance: is it amyth?balance doesn’t happen all at oncebalance is not permanentbalance doesn’t always lead to the bestideasdon’t be afraid to be ‘unbalanced’balance is about knowing what’s importantto you @centsiblel
  6. 6. goal setting set goals for your business, your life, your relationships. long-term: know what you’re working for yearly, quarterly, monthly: break it down short-term: immediate payoff use SMART goal setting:Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely @centsiblel
  7. 7. life listcreate a life list or bucket list evolves with you add to it create a family list or one with your partner/spouse @centsiblel
  8. 8. to docreate to do lists master list break categories down daily to do list @centsiblel
  9. 9. time boxtime box: comes from project planning; allots a fixed period of time for anactivity create a schedule for your day, week, year include unstructured time include time where you disconnect works for work, household, errands, and with @centsiblelkids
  10. 10. email triageset times to look at emailcreate folders for projects, sponsors, etc.make template responsesdon’t be afraid of deleterespond as soon as you openfile emails ASAP @centsiblel
  11. 11. email triage Empty inbox @centsiblel
  12. 12. email triage sample of folders @centsiblel
  13. 13. find your focusTherell come a writing phase where youhave to defend the time, unplug thephone and put in the hours to get it done. -James Taylor @centsiblel
  14. 14. find your focuswhat works for you?where do you work effectively?what time is best for you? @centsiblel
  15. 15. schedule ‘unplugged’ timemake ‘screen free time’ in your lifeset time of day or days of the weektake weekends off @centsiblel
  16. 16. how to set limitspractice saying ‘no’know what brings you happiness & invest initfollow the data to know what’s worth yourtime @centsiblel
  17. 17. follow the datameasure your success in: time: less time for better results happiness: subjective, but effective income: income and happiness can go together results: graph it, chart it, think about it @centsiblel
  18. 18. questions &answers what questions do youhave? @centsiblel

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