I am so glad I joined an entrepreneurial community that taught me how to get a WIN for the day.

You are asking, “what am I talking about a WIN for the day?”

Before leaving for vacation I would make a list of the things that I needed to get done. Which would guide me through the day and check off everything hopefully.

My entrepreneurial community, Young Entrepreneur Project, showed me how I could do this in order to get the most important things done for my business.

My Power List

My Power List is NOT a To Do List as you might think. I write down 3-5 of the most important things I need to get done for the day for my business. The Power List is really only for my business.

When I first learned about this method, it made total sense to me. As I stated in the beginning, leaving for vacation I had a list to get done before leaving. That was everything that needed to get done. This is concentrating on my business. And let’s face it, if business isn’t good usually there are no vacations!!

My Dual List

As you can see, this is my calendar, day planner. When I started doing the Power List, it was in a separate notebook. It didn’t take long for me to realize I was looking in 2 different places to get things done.

Light bulb moment of putting everything on my calendar. By everything I am talking business and personal. It made my day even flow easier.

Oh, you are noticing the colors! Yes, along with learning the Power List, I also learned about time blocking.

Time blocking is putting what needs to get done and how long it will take. Different colors mean different things, business and personal.

So, not only a Power List with time blocking, it is colorful to look at. Actually for me having the colors makes it fun to get things done.

Because there were days I would be working, sitting for hours, I forgot to eat. Now even my meals get put on there. It is my colorful day at a glance and only one place to see everything and check things off as they get done.

That is how I get a WIN for the day. The more WINs I have it means I am moving forward as it should be.

To Your Success,


Deb Andrews
Deb Andrews

I mentor entrepreneurs to bring and grow their business online by giving value and strategies that will bring more leads and sales.

    9 replies to "Getting Everything Done In My Day"

    • Brenda Fluharty

      Wonderful idea, I will have to start using it. I do keep a list, but not like this one.

      • Deb Andrews

        It has really helped me move forward in business and life! Thank you for commenting.

    • Angie Vallejo

      This would work great with blogging too! I also realized that I needed to incorporate my blogging-business list with my everyday lists in one calendar. Makes better sense! As a creative, seeing a calendar with all the colors looks more inviting and exciting – ha!

    • Marc Cohen

      Thanks for sharing this great idea to put everything on one calendar. With everything in one place and all tasks given an approximate timetable, more time can be spent focusing on the important tasks at hand, with less time lost due to disorganization. Bravo!

      • Deb Andrews

        Marc, exactly. If we really paid attention to how much time we lose by disorganization and procrastination it would blow our minds. Especially if we don’t think we have enough time!! Thank you for commenting.

    • Martha

      What an impressive list! I keep a book similar for daily things but no where near as extensive as yours. Looks great!

      • Deb Andrews

        Martha, thank you. It helps me keep my focus on what needs to get done. Thank you for commenting.

    • Jeanine Byers

      Awesome! Still seems like a to-do list, but I am glad it works for you.

      • Deb Andrews

        It does look like a colorful to do list however this list has my business things I need to get done for the day. As I proceed through the day, I check off what I’ve gotten done. Because I time block I can put other things that need to get done, workouts, laundry, bathrooms etc. Thank you for commenting.

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