Have you ever caught yourself stressing out about your endless to-do list while your brain’s supposed to be in Flight Mode?
Maybe you’ve come back from holidays, sat down at your desk, all energised and excited to get into it… only to cringe at how much mess you’ve left for yourself?
Guess what? It doesn’t have to be that way.
Taking time off should be enjoyable!
Over the past 2.5 years I’ve been fine tuning a checklist that I run through before I take time off from my business (as a one-woman show!). It’s all about creating space to enjoy time apart from the laptop and making sure I don’t come back to an overwhelming mess.
Here’s what I do to keep the wheels on while I’m away, and you can too!
Last minute meetings aren’t fun—neither is coming back to a fully-booked calendar. If you use a scheduling tool to organise your meetings:
If you don’t use a scheduling tool, go check out this post where I break down the core business tools every service-based business needs.
Ever sat in a cafe in Japan, quickly firing off an email to a new enquiry letting them know that you’ll be back soon, and you’d LOVE to talk? Pre-checklist Charlotte has. (Spoiler alert, her husband wasn’t very impressed.)
These few little things can really make a big difference to how you feel when you come back to your laptop.
…Because it’s impossible to maintain the holiday vibes when previous-you’s mess hits you right in the face.⠀
Has getting organised made you realise there’s more scope to streamline your day-to-day business operations? Enroll in my free course: 7 Steps to Automation to get an inside look at how I use automation to create more free time!
TRADE HUSTLE FOR EASE.
FIND THE FREEDOM TO GROW.
I like to drink my flat white while it’s hot—it’s the little things, right? You can enjoy your morning coffee too by creating systems that work for you. Client experience is my specialty and through automation with Dubsado, I help you find the freedom to actually enjoy your business.