Last week we looked at the specific topic of Chat with spouse sessions
This week, we will round up and close the whole Time Management Series by looking at the Maintenance phase.
After all is said and done, the only thing left is to keep it up!
Maintenance, like any other discipline, can be one of the hardest to, well, maintain. So what do we do for this phase? Well, on an ongoing basis, we have to:
1. Update our calendars (both physical and soft copy):
Last week we looked at the specific topic of Admin Time. This week, we will look at the specific topic of Chatting with your spouse (if relevant). This block of time you are setting aside is to lock in a time where you invest in the future of your home and family. Guard this time religiously. Spend this time strengthening the foundation of your relationship with your spouse, together. You set this aside once a week, at least because while there are urgent things you definitel
Last week we looked at the specific topic of Agreed Upon Family Time This week, we will look at the specific topic of Admin Time. This block of time you are setting aside is to do all the admin stuff (like your office admin) for your home and family. You set this aside once a week because there are things you definitely need to do from week to week and this is where you do them. If you are married, you may choose to do this as a couple maybe once a month, but you definitely n
Last week we looked at scheduling Saturdays and Sundays (weekends) This week, we will look at the specific topic of Agreed Upon Family Time. This item, I cannot over emphasise, needs your full commitment in order to establish a backbone of relationship development with your family, i.e. your spouse, and if you have kids, with your kids as well. There are 2 portions I dedicate to fixed schedules of family time, one during weekdays and one during weekends. Let me break it down:
Last week we looked at the specific topic of performing office administrative tasks. This week, we will look at scheduling a typical “weekend day”. It can be for both Saturdays or Sundays. My example would be for a Saturday, and I am using my own life as a sample. You can adjust according to what you need. The weekend is mainly meant to be personal, so keep your schedules kind of selfish, protect what matters to you…. Mainly: yourself, your spouse, your children. Some key are