Episode 9: Practical Strategies for Being On Time and Better Planning

EP. 9: Practical Strategies for Being On Time and Better Planning (Time Mgmt Part 2)

Listen to this episode from ADHD for Smart Ass Women with Tracy Otsuka on Spotify. Those of us with ADHD often struggle with time. We like to do things when we feel like it. We cannot see or feel time, and we’re easily distracted. Often, hyperfocus can get in our way as well.

Those of us with ADHD often struggle with time. We like to do things when we feel like it. We cannot see or feel time, and we’re easily distracted. Often, hyperfocus can get in our way as well. We start, can’t stop, and have to finish. We also struggle with working memory issues. What was I doing again?

And I don’t know who doesn’t struggle with emotional regulation/dis-regulation – or the “I just don’t feel like it!” feeling.

We must understand why we are the way we are in order to create hacks to be better.

We must learn to pause, even though it’s against our nature because are time optimists and often underestimate how long something will take.

Hear Tracy’s tips for developing time management skills and planning more effectively for the future.

See how Tracy uses the positive emotion of success to motivate her through the planning process.

See how Backward Planning can teach you how to see and feel time, as well as set reasonable goals.

Listen as Tracy shares some hacks for developing Executive Function Skills

How can we create practical methods to get through day-to-day tasks? Listen as Tracy explains how she taught herself to understand how long things take. You won’t want to miss the helpful tool she uses!

Starting the day off right is important. Hear how Tracy sets herself up for success so she doesn’t run late every day- even if it means doing makeup in the car.

Maybe playing a game of “beat the clock” is just what we need! You’ll definitely want to learn how to play this game that can change the way you get things done.

Hear all of Tracy’s hacks and try them out on your own.

  • Is the Apple Watch Worth It? Hear how Tracy uses it as her “manager.”
  • What calendar may be best for you? Simple may be better! Could it be possible to manage your week on just one page?
  • What is the Datexx Cube and how can you use it in your daily life?
  • Can working near others help you access your hyperfocus? Find out how Tracy can help you do this with a Body Double Meetup.
  • What kind of person do you want to be? Hear how asking yourself this question can help you prioritize.

You won’t want to miss Tracy’s humorous story with her creative approach to time management.

About Tracy

Host Tracy Otsuka is a lawyer, not a doctor, a life-long student, not a coach. She’s also the creator of Coretography a patent pending system that helps smart, driven women understand their own unique ADHD brain and use it to their advantage.

Tracy will be talking about ADHD. Your super powers, your symptoms, your solutions and work-arounds and how you proudly stand out. Tracy credits ADHD for some of her superpowers and much of her success in life.

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