The concept of to-do lists has been around for ages. Sure, the way they’ve been constructed over the years has changed but the concept is largely the same: put together a list of things you either need or want to do.
Humans haven’t really changed all that much, either. If you’ve ever read How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, you’d know this.
Yet what we’ve come to expect of ourselves – and what we expect of others has changed. Especially in terms of what we believe can be accomplished.
The to-do list can hold more stuff nowadays. Apps can store an immense amount of tasks spanning days, weeks, and months. Paper planners can do the same to a degree, especially those that are designed with productivity in mind.
But here’s the thing: We may be able to accomplish more than ever as humans, but we have our limits. And our limits – the boundaries of what we can do in a timeframe – have been confused with what a to-do list can have in store for us.
Live Within Your Limits
It’s time we restore balance to this. We need to accomplish what we set out to do in a consistent and sustainable way so that we can use that momentum to make great things happen.
The Six is a simple productivity program that aims to restore balance between “doing” things and being productive. It doesn’t forsake asks that get sent our way in the process, however.
What The Six does is highlights six intentions that we make – tasks, habits, projects, etc. – and gives heightened awareness around them in the process. So while external factors can still deliver things for us to do, we still strive to take off the six things we set out to do alongside those outside requests.
The Six gets productivity and time management back to basics. It offers simplicity, flexibility, durability, and sustainability – all qualities that are valuable to anyone trying to get more of the right things done.
The Story of The Six
Even though The Six is a simple productivity program, it’s not necessarily easy. It challenges the way we’ve been doing things. It asks you to direct your attention into what you believe matters above all else, meaning you need to have the discipline to make those six things happen far more often than not. It also means you may need to say “no” to certain things you want to do and create better boundaries for yourself and your time in the process.
The Six is just getting started, too.
What my team and I have built so far is just the beginning. The Six will evolve and grow over time as more people become part of The Six. New video, audio, and written lessons will be added. The private community will thrive and forge new friendships. I know I’ll learn something from everyone taking part in The Six as it evolves over time. I know anyone who signs up for The Six will, too.
I’d love for you to be one of those people. You can take that first step right now.
Productivity Should Be Simple (and Fun)
One reader said that The Six reminded them of a story involving Ivy Lee and Charles Schwab. I can definitely see the parallels. Ivy Lee was on the money with what he did. I believe The Six takes that to another level.
Another reader said that they were enjoying The Six because it “makes productivity fun.” I couldn’t agree more. I’ve had a great time putting The Six together so far… and I can’t wait to see where it goes from here.
(I believe productivity should be fun, too!)
If The Six sounds like it’s something you’d like to put through the paces, you can sign up until August 1st. And if you’re not satisfied with The Six within 60 days of purchase, then you can get your money back.
The Six is here. I hope you’ll be part of it.
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