While skinning up the mountain last night, one of my friends asked me, "So, what do Mondays look like for you?"
Mondays are my planning day. If I could only accomplish one thing on Mondays, I would choose to have a solid weekly planning session so I'm clear on what needs to be done throughout the remainder of the week.
Secondary to planning, the next most important item on Monday is to get a resistance training workout in at the gym.
And tertiary, cross another skin up the mountain off the list.
If I could put the perfect Monday together for my current reality, here's what it would look like:
5:30am - wake up / morning routine
6am - make coffee / meditation
6:30am - writing
7am - plan the week
8am - most important work project
9am - startup sprint planning session w/ cohort 1
10am - burn through email
11am - weight training workout
12pm - break
1pm - weekly 1v1 w/ my business partner
2pm - wrap up
3 pm - skin up the mountain
5 pm - get bag ready for the week
6 pm - commute to Denver for the week
And this is why I write in the mornings. Because writing helps me clarify all of the thoughts bouncing around in my head.
Writing = Clear Thinking
Clear Thinking = Defined Path
Defined Path = Small Steps
Small Steps = Progress
Progress = Habits
Habits = Growth
If I don't have a defined path forward, I tend to get distracted. And this is why I'll continue to write in the mornings.
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