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“For every minute spent
organizing, an hour is
earned.”
Benjamin Franklin

21 Days to Living ClutterFree and Kingdom
Focused
A Devotional to Help You Clear Your Clutter and Your Mind.
By Aldreama Harper
Organizing Consultant, Productivity Mentor & Coach
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Table of Contents

Introduction.................................................................................................................................................. 3
7 Days of Internal De-Cluttering ........................................................................................................ 5
7 Days External De-Cluttering............................................................................................................ 14
7 Disciplines Of Productivity............................................................................................................... 25
Concluding Thoughts .............................................................................................................................. 35

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21 Days to Living ClutterFree and Kingdom
Focused
A Devotional to Help You Clear Your Clutter and Your Mind.

Introduction
We are all bombarded with all types of clutter on a regular basis. Clutter
such as statements, menus and junk mail, and that’s just on the personal
side. The business side of the clutter culprits such as piles of unattended
paperwork, tax files, receipts & documents, etc. can overwhelm even the
best of us. But with an organized plan of attack accompanied with a
disciplined strategy, the enemy of clutter can be conquered.
This De-Cluttering Devotional & Study Guide is designed to help you
clear the internal and external clutter from your life which in turn gives
you a clear path to success. Welcome to the program!

Here’s to you success!
Aldreama

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7 Days of Internal De-Cluttering
You can either go back through the internal de-cluttering process or proceed to the 7-Day
External Process!

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Day 1
Fellowship
Definition

Friendly relationship; companionship,
communion & intimacy

Scripture

1 Corinthians 1:9
“God is faithful, who has called you
into fellowship with his Son, Jesus
Christ our Lord.”
(1.)
(2.)
(3.)
(4.)
(5.)

(6.)

With God, consisting in the knowledge of his will (Job 22:21; John 17:3);
Agreement with his designs(Amos 3:2)
Mutual affection (Rom. 8: 38, 39)
Enjoyment of his presence (Ps.4:6)
Conformity to his image (1 John 2:6; 1:6)
Participation of his felicity (1 John 1:3, 4; Eph. 3:14-21).

Questions to ask yourself:
Is my fellowship with God broken?
Am I spending quality time with God, seeking Him for direction, clarity,
purpose etc.

Action Steps:
Spend time with the Creator of time. God desires to have fellowship
with you. He is waiting on you.
Make sure that it’s a place where you can focus without distractions.
You need to learn to hear His voice and this will require some
discipline and focus. (more on that on day 3.)
Ask God to speak to your heart. This should be a time of prayer,
worship & fellowship with Him.
“In Fellowship; alone To God, with Faith, draw near, Approach His Courts, besiege His Throne With
all the power of Prayer.” Charles Wesley

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Day 2
Fear
Definition
Distressing emotion aroused by impending
danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat
is real or imagined; the feeling or condition
of being afraid something
that causes feelings of dread or apprehension.

Scriptures

Psalm 34:4
“I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all
my fears.”
1 John 4:18
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has
to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”

Questions to ask yourself:
What are some things I’m afraid of and why?
Am I afraid of success?
Am I afraid of failure?
Am I afraid of what others think about me?
What am I going to do to conquer my fears?

Action steps:
Make a list of the fears you have, particularly regarding success and your
business.
Pray about the fears you have regarding your business.
Determine what action you’re going to take to conquer in your business and
do it.

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man
is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ― Nelson Mandela

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Day 3
Focus
Definition

central point, as of attraction,
attention, or activity:

Scriptures
Psalm 119:15
“I will meditate on your precepts
and focus on your behavior.”
Psalm 145:5
“I will focus on your honor and majestic splendor, and your amazing
deeds!”

Questions to ask yourself:
Why is it so difficult to focus on my business?
Do I have my priorities in order?

Col.

Eph.

God

3:1-7

5:1-20

Spouse

3:18-19

5:21-33

Family

3:20-21

6:1-4

Work

3:22-4:1

6:5-9

Ministry

4:2-6

6:10-20

Action steps:
It doesn’t matter if your focus is weak. It can be developed and strengthened
like any other ability, through training. Find an exercise that helps you to
increase your mental focus. You may already have some idea of what works or
you may have to research. Either way, you need to begin finding the help you
need so that you can increase your ability to stay focused.

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Day 4
Faith
Definition

confidence or trust in a person
or
thing: faith in another's ability.
belief that is not based on
proof: He had faith that the hy
pothesis would be substantiate
d by fact.
belief in God or in the doctrines or teachings of religion: the firm
faith of the Pilgrims.

Scriptures:
2 Corinthians 5:7
“for we live by faith, not by sight.”
James 2:22
“You see that his faith was working together with his works and his faith was
perfected by works.”
Luke 5:20
“When Jesus saw their faith he said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.”
James 2:17
“So also faith, if it does not have works, is dead being by itself.”

Questions to ask yourself:
Do I really have faith or am I struggling in this area?
Is there un-confessed sin in my life?
Do I believe God will answer this prayer?
Am I afraid to take action? Why?

Action steps:
Just make the first move.
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Day 5
Forgive
Definition
verb (used with object)

to grant pardon for or remission
of (an offense, debt, etc.); absolve.
to give up all claim on account of;
remit (a debt, obligation, etc.).
to grant pardon to (a person).
to cease to feel resentment against:
to forgive one's enemies.
to cancel an indebtedness or liability of: to forgive the interest owed on a loan.

Scriptures
Matthew 6:12
“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”
Matthew 6:15
“But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”
Matthew 18:21
“Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my
brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?”

Questions to ask yourself:
Is there ANY un-forgiveness in my heart towards anyone in my life?
(financial, offense, debt) Remember while forgiveness is a decision…a
choice…it is not an automatic healer of emotions. It helps, but
emotions take time to heal.
Action steps:
Read additional scriptures on forgiveness.
Pray about the next step toward wholeness.

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Day 6
Fruit (fruitful,
fruitfulness)
Definition
producing good results;
beneficial; profitable: fruitful
investigations.
abounding in fruit, as trees or
other plants; bearing fruit abu
ndantly.
producing an abundant growth, as of fruit: fruitful soil; fruitful rain.

Scriptures
Genesis 17:6
“I will make you extremely fruitful. I will make nations of you, and kings
will descend from you.”
Genesis 1:22
“God blessed them and said, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the water in
the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth.”
Genesis 35:11
“Then God said to him, I am the sovereign God. Be fruitful and multiply! A
nation—even a company of nations—will descend from you; kings will be
among your descendants!”

Questions to ask yourself:

Am I producing fruit?
Am I investing in others?
Are my daily activities fruit producing activities?

Action steps:

This link below will take you to a “Time Management Reconciliation”
spreadsheet. This will help you to see reconcile the activities of your
day. Click Here You will document activities “to be” done and actual
activities “done”, then reconcile the two every seven days. We can
discuss your findings after seven days!
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Day 7
Free(freedom)
Definition

enjoying personal rights or liberty, as a
person who is not in slavery:

Scripture
John 8:36
“So if the Son sets you free, you will
be free indeed.”

Galatians 5:1
“For freedom did Christ set us free:
stand fast therefore, and be not
entangled again in a yoke of bondage.”

John 8:32

“and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Questions to ask yourself:

Am I truly enjoying this season of my life?
Do I really feel free or are there some areas of bondage in my life?
Are there some limiting beliefs that could be sabotaging my success?

Action steps:

You have now completed the 7-Days of Internal DeClutterring. Relax,
enjoy and treat yourself!
Feel “Free” to share your experience of this devotional with others!

Congratulations! You have completed the first 7 Days of the Internal DeCluttering process!
Document your experience on the next page.
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7 Days of External De-Cluttering
You can either go back through the internal de-cluttering process or continue to the
7-Day External Process!

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Day 1
Purge
Definition

– To rid, empty, cleanse,

eliminate

Scripture

Ecclesiastes 3:6b
“a time to keep and a time to throw away,”
Exodus 16:19 (NIV)

Then Moses said to them, “No one is to keep
any of it until morning. However, some of them

paid no attention to Moses; they kept part of it until morning, but it was full of
maggots and began to smell. So Moses was angry with them.”

Questions to ask yourself:
Is there something I’m holding on to for no reason?
Are there items I have that could benefit others?

Action Steps:
Do a “general” purge. Be careful not to spend a lot of time on this
activity as it’s very easy to get bogged down with the details. You will
need to make quick decisions.
Remember you are selecting items you are NOT going to keep. You
don’t have to make any other decisions at this point. Sorting will come
later. Just keep purging!

“Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” ~William
Morris

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Day 2
Decide
Definition to solve or conclude,
to determine or settle,
come to a conclusion.

Scriptures
2 Corinthians 9:7
Each of you should give what you
have decided in your heart to give, not
reluctantly or under compulsion, for God
loves a cheerful giver.

Questions to ask yourself:

Am I emotionally attached to this item?
Do I love this item?
Am I using it now or can someone else make better use of it?
Is it relevant for where I am in my life today?

Action steps:
As you continue to purge items, make your decisions based on your
current situation.
Remember the decisions that got you here in the first place.
Any items you decide to donate should be useful for someone else and
in good condition otherwise toss.

“The greatest accomplishment began as a decision once made and often a difficult one.”
― Michael Rawls

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Day 3
Action
Definition

something done or performed; act; deed.
to put into effect;

Scriptures

Acts 7:22
Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians and was powerful in speech
and action.
2 Corinthians 9:2
For I know your eagerness to help, and I have been boasting about it to the
Macedonians, telling them that since last year you in Achaia were ready to give;
and your enthusiasm has stirred most of them to action.
James 2:17
In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.

Questions to ask yourself:
What are some other areas that I need to take action on?
If I don’t take action, what are some things that could happen as a result of
me not taking action?
How has this affected my success in the past and how will it make a
difference in my future?

Action steps:

This is crucial to the De-cluttering process because successful people take action.
As you become a person of action, you will see growth and change in your
business. Write down your plans for the future and document your progress.

“Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. If there’s no action,
you haven’t truly decided.” ~ Anthony Robbins

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Day 4
Sorting
Definition

To arrange according to sort, kind,
or class; separate into type; classify.
To arrange according to type, category.

Scriptures:
Genesis 1:4
“God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.”
Genesis 43:33
“The men had been seated before him in the order of their ages, from the
firstborn to the youngest; and they looked at each other in astonishment.”
1 Chronicles 23:6
“David separated the Levites into divisions corresponding to the sons of Levi:
Gershon, Kohath and Merari.”

Questions to ask yourself:
Am I using this item now and do I love it?
Am I keeping this item because someone gave it to me?
Would this item be expensive to replace or is it outdated or expired?
Does this item fit the vision for this space?

Action steps:
Remember the sorting process will be the most difficult part of all mainly
because you have to be honest with yourself and answer some tough
questions. But as you make quick decisions it will get easier to determine
where and if it belongs.
Be diligent in your actions and make it a goal to remove at least 50% of the
stuff.
“Balancing the stuff in your life is a skill you can learn.” Lissanne Oliver
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Day 5
Files
Definition
verb (used with object)

to arrange (papers, records, etc.)
in convenient order for storage or
reference..
a folder, cabinet, or other container in whi
ch papers, letters, etc.,
a collection of papers, records, etc.,
arranged in convenient order:

Scriptures
Ecclesiastes 3:6 (NIV)
“a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away,”

Questions to ask yourself:
Is the information still relevant to where I am in my life?
Is it outdated?
How easy would it be to replace if I needed the information later?
If by getting rid of it, what is the worst that would happen?
Would it be easier and quicker to access online?
Is this adding value to my life?
Action steps:
Be diligent in getting rid of as much as possible and only keeping what
is needed
Make quick decisions

“We have persistent objects, they're called files.”Ken Thompson

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Day 6
Time
Definition

Duration regarded as belonging to
the present life as distinct from the
life to come or from eternity;
a specific point expressed in terms of
hours and minutes.

Scriptures

Ephesians 5:16
“Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.”
Colossians 4:5
“Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.”

Questions to ask yourself:

What some ways I can begin to “redeem” time and what does that
look like for me?
Am I allowing and allocating enough time for specific tasks/projects?
Am I getting results?
How do I handle interruptions and distractions?
What time of the day am I most “focused”?

Action steps:

Begin reviewing your “to-do” list every night before going to bed.
Start using a timer when working on projects. Allow yourself time to
complete tasks.
Delegate as much as possible. Get in the habit of working on result
oriented activities.

“The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.”
Stephen R. Covey

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Day 7
Habit(s)
Definition

an acquired behavior pattern regularly
followed until it has become almost
involuntary.

Scripture

Galatians 6:9
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a
harvest if we do not give up.”
James 1:23
“Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who
looks at his face in a mirror.”

Questions to ask yourself:

What positive results am I achieving with my current behavior patterns?
What other negative behavior patterns can I replace with positive behavior?
What are some tools and resources that will help me stay committed to my
new un-cluttered lifestyle?

Action steps:

Find an accountability partner to help you stay on track.
Always observe and stay away from things or people that will de-rail you and
slow down your progress. Surround yourself with positive things and positive
people.
Rinse and repeat. Always take a look at what’s working and what’s not.
You have completed the 7-Days of External DeClutterring. Relax, enjoy and
treat yourself!
Feel “Free” to share your experience of this devotional with others!

“Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and
you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.”
― Samuel Smiles

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7 Disciplines of Productivity
You can either go back through the external de-cluttering process or proceed to the
7-Disciplines Of Productivity Process!

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Regardless of how much organization you need to incorporate into your
life, you will need some essential tools for staying organized.
You’ll need a system that allows you to organize your work, personal,
and social life. You’ll also need organizational materials that will make
tracking, list making, appointments, and much more possible.
Anyone can learn how to manage their time through a willingness to
learn, the ability to learn, and by using the materials that will make you
successful.
Listen, I’ve studied the topic of productivity over 20 years. I’m a student
and I practice what I preach. And I can tell you that if you master just one
of these areas you will see an immediate improvement in productivity.
It doesn’t matter what productivity expert, book or program you follow,
it will touch on one if not all of these disciplines.
In this course you will Discover 7 Key Disciplines for mastering and
managing your time with minimal chaos.
Manage these areas of discipline:
Time/Activities
Clutter (Internal & External)
Procrastination
Goals
Paper & Information
Systems & Processes
Priorities
If you manage these seven areas you can DOUBLE your productivity and
enjoy the benefits of spending time doing the things you love most. You
will be able to stop working in your business and enjoying the fruit of
your labor. How does that sound? Let’s get started!

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Principle #1
Time Management
Definition

– (also see Day 6)
continuous passage of existence in
the duration of human existence, a specific,
expressed in terms of hours and minutes,
a limited period or interval, as between two
successive events.

Scripture

Ecclesiastes 3:1(NIV)
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the
heavens.”

Time is:
A Gift
Ecclesiastes 2:24 “There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink,
and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from
the hand of God.”

An Opportunity

Matthew 6:19-20 “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust
doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves
treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not
break through nor steal:

Limited (on earth)

Psalm 90:12 “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto
wisdom.”

Measured differently by God

2 Peter 3:8 “But beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord
as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.”

Action Steps:
Review the Time Reconciliation Sheet (from Day 6) to see where you’re
currently spending your time.
You must begin to view your time as a valuable commodity. Don’t waste it,
allocate it and use wisely. Make no mistake, successful people value their
time.
“You get to decide where your time goes. You can either spend it moving forward, or you can
spend it putting out fires. You decide. And if you don't decide, others will decide for you.”

― Tony Morgan

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Principle #2
Clutter
Definition -disorderly heap or assemblage;
a state or condition of confusion.
a disordered heap or mass of objects,
a state of disorder, disarray, disorganized

Scriptures

1 Corinthians 14:40
“Let all things be done decently and in order.”
1 Corinthians 14:33

“For God is not a God of disorder but of peace as in all the congregations of the
Lord’s people.”

Matthew 6:19
“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth where moths and vermin destroy
and where thieves break in and steal.”

Questions to ask yourself:

When was the last time I used this item?
If I need it, use it on a regular basis?
Do I have room for storage and growth?
Remember to be realistic with your answers to these questions.

Action steps:
It’s best to remove everything from the area to start with a clean slate.
Make it your goal to get rid of at least 50% of the clutter.
Visualize what the space would look like without the clutter.
Only place items that fit the vision and purpose for that space.

“Organization isn't about perfection; it's about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, saving time and
money and improving your overall quality of life.”
― Christina Scalise

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Principle #3
Procrastination
Definition

the act or habit of putting off or
delaying, especially something
requiring immediate attention. Postpone until
tomorrow or until a later time.

Scriptures
Matthew 25:26 – “His lord answered and said unto him, [Thou] wicked and slothful
servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not
strawed:”
Proverbs 13:4 –“ The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul
of the diligent shall be made fat.”
Proverbs 12:24 – “The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be
under tribute.”
Proverbs 20:4 –“ The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; [therefore] shall he
beg in harvest, and [have] nothing.”

Questions to ask yourself:
Is this a task or project? (there is a difference)
Do I have clearly defined objectives?
Have I allowed enough time?
Am trying to make it perfect?
Is this within my scope of responsibilities or giftedness?
How bad to you want it?
How does this affect my future by not getting this done?

Action steps:
Clear away all distractions and do whatever it takes to get it done. Think about
how great your life will be once this task is complete.
Remember you can overcome any obstacles, including procrastination.
Click here to listen to audio on procrastination. (other related topics.)

“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

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Principle #4
Goals
Definition
the result or achievement toward which
effort or endeavor is directed; aim; end.

Scriptures:
Philippians 4:13
“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
Proverbs 21:5

“The plans of the diligent lead to profit, as surely as haste leads to poverty.”

Habakkuk 2:2-3

Then the LORD replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so
that a herald may run with it. For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks
of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly
come and will not delay.”

Philippians 3:14
“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me
heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

Questions to ask yourself:
Am I crystal clear about what my goals are and how to achieve them?
Does this fit into my vision? (Do I have a vision statement?)
Have I determined the steps necessary to take steps needed to?
Am I passionate about them?
Is it a priority for me?
Have I set aside time in my day to work toward the achievement of them?

Action steps:
If you haven’t done it, now is the time to create a plan.
There are tons of documents, software & resources to help you in setting and
achieving your goals. Find one that works. Here’s a Goal Setting Worksheet
to help you get started.

“Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.”
― E. Joseph Cossman

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Principle #5
Information & Paper
Definition

knowledge acquired through experience or study,
etc.);

Scriptures
Ecclesiastes 3:6
“a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away,”

Questions to ask yourself:

Is this something I need to take action on, file or toss?
Am I able to find this information online & is it easily accessible?
Does it have a legal or tax purpose?

Action steps:

Find ways to stop the paper clutter from entering, such as paperless billing,
junk mail and magazine subscriptions.
Recycle when necessary.
Devote time needed on a daily basis for managing your files & information.
Be realistic and diligent about your decisions regarding paper & filing. It
accumulates quickly.

Consider these facts about paper:
A typical employee spends 30% – 40% of his time looking for information locked
in e-mail, documents, shared hard disks and filing cabinets and the average
document is copied 9 to 11 times.
At any given time, between 3 and 5 percent of an organization’s files are lost or
misplaced.
U.S. managers spend an average of 4 weeks a year searching for or waiting on
misfiled, mislabelled, untracked, or ‘lost’ papers”

“Learning isn't acquiring knowledge so much as it is trimming information that has already been
acquired.”
― Criss Jami
“Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what's important. It is a choice.”
― Brian Solis

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Principle #6
Systems & Processes
Definition

a systematic series of actions directed to some
end.
a continuous action, operation, or series of
changes taking place in a definite manner.

Scriptures
Exodus 20:11
“For in six days the LORD made the heavens
and the earth, the sea, and all that is in
them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the
Sabbath day and made it holy.”
2 Timothy 3:16
“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking,
correcting and training in righteousness,”

Questions to ask yourself:
Is this activity repetitive?
Can I create a system & document it?
Is this the most efficient way handling this task?
Is it outdated or need improvement?
Is this process creating more time for me to do other things?

Action steps:

Review activities, tasks and processes in your life and business.
Document them, tweak and refine them as needed.
Establish a procedure’s manual so that you are not having to think
through the task each time you do it.
Train someone delegate when possible.

“The way to build a complex system that works is to build it from very simple systems that
work.”
Kevin Kelly

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Principle # 7
Priorities
Definition

Something that has
the right to precede others in order, rank, privilege,
etc.; precedence.

Scripture

Matthew 6:33

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness,
and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Numbers 18:12

“I give you all the finest olive oil and all the finest new wine and grainthey give
the LORD as the firstfruits of their harvest.”

Questions to ask yourself:

What is most important to me?
Am I giving my best? (The best of my time, resources and energy.)
Am I doing the things that really matter?
Does this activity fit into the goals I’ve established?

Action steps:

Remember you are working as unto the Lord. So He’s your boss you
will want to honor Him in all that you do.
Your tasks should be done according to your priorities. So it’s crucial
that you establish what that looks like from the start.
Stay focused and always be “Present” meaning keep multitasking to a
minimum.
See the tasks to completion.
Always make sure your “to-do” lists are prioritized.
Review your progress on a regular basis and tweak when necessary.
Feel “Free” to share your experience of this devotional with others!

“The Principle of Priority states (a) you must know the difference between what is urgent
and what is important, and (b) you must do what’s important first.”
― Steven Pressfield

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Congratulations!

You have completed 21 Days of the
De-Cluttering program!
Remember to Rinse and Repeat when necessary
Share your experience with others and go to INeedOrder.com

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Concluding Thoughts
I hope you’ve enjoyed this devotional. Even more I hope it was
helpful in getting you started in clearing your internal & external
clutter so that you could move forward in getting your life in
order. The goal of this project is not just to motivate you but
propel you toward a lifestyle of order so that you can Live
Clutterfree and Kingdom Focused.
You see before we embark upon any endeavor, we must have
absolute clarity about our purpose. Our objectives should be clear
and concise and we should be laser focused on our goals. And
this my friend, is difficult to obtain with clutter in our lives. And
that’s what this program was design to do; because order
produces clarity, focus and creativity.
There is so much more I have on the topic of productivity, time
management & organizing. As it is my mission and my life
purpose to help you move toward achieving your goals by
creating a blueprint and a clear the path for success.
For more resources or to get started with one of our coaching
programs just go to INeedOrder.com
Be blessed,
Aldreama

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