Madeleine Dore – Productivity is overrated. How to let go of productivity guilt

by | 21 Mar 2022

We all aspire to be more productive, get our systems and processes firing and our businesses running like a well-oiled machine. I don’t know about you but some days I just can’t get there. The to-do list seems endless and the fabulous process I thought would get me from A to B and save me SO much time just isn’t working. So, when it comes to productivity hacks and extraordinary routines, I thought I’d called in an expert. 

Today’s guest, Madeleine Dore is  a writer, interviewer and host of podcast Routines and Ruts.  Over the last five years Madeleine has been searching for the secret to productivity, asking countless creative thinkers to share their routines and how they navigate their day. We’re exploring what productivity means, and how to get rid of productivity guilt when we didn’t manage to do the ‘thing’ today.

We also chat about:

  • Productivity secrets and Madeleine’s unexpected discovery when researching  her book; 
  • Why we need to stop worrying about ‘wasted time’;
  • Creating space for creativity and why it’s so important;
  • Do routines really matter and what to do when you get stuck in a rut.
  • Why the story you’re telling yourself might lead to burnout and disappointment rather than success.

Madeleine’s new book I Didn’t Do The Thing Today is available now from allgood booksellers.

Connect with Madeleine on Instagram here or visit the website Extraordinary Routines.

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