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Dream Destinations

There's such a thing as too much productivity, and we found the line with our wealth of time management tools.

By Susan Rov

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Managing our time as freelancers can be difficult. Projects and deadlines came at us from all sides, like a lot of flights arriving all at once. We didn’t know where to look first.

Sure, spontaneously jumping on a plane might lead to some amazing places. But without a plan, we could get lost and end up stranded.

To keep ourselves organized, we set up a robust time management system.

We didn’t skip over any tool.

We had an app for focus, a spreadsheet for productivity, and a custom Notion template for our schedule.

Ironically, keeping track of all these systems took up so much time, that it sidetracked us from actually doing the work.

Then, we centralized everything in one place and used it as a reliable compass to guide us through unfamiliar terrain. Now, we can reach our dream destinations.

We wish there was a tour guide for managing work.

Susan Rov

About Susan Rov

Susan traded cocktails and lattes for words that move. As a copywriter on a mission to end boring, she brightens brands and makes an impact. Number 463 on the list of fiction readers left standing, you'll find Susan at sunrise—running, writing, and wondering how to change the world next. That drive led her to become a founding team member of BRIL.LA.