How Productive Are You?

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How productive are you? Do you feel like you're on top of tasks? Do you you have ample free time? Do you ever have a nagging feeling that you could do more and stress less? Take the quiz to find out if you're right for REFRAME, the productivity system for creative people, like you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You buy concert tickets a few weeks early.  Where do you store the tickets?
    • A. 

      I put the tickets in a labeled envelope in my filing cabinet under "tickets."

    • B. 

      Three weeks early? I don't think I've ever bought tickets early!

    • C. 

      I usually just toss them on my desk and then I do something with them as I get closer to the show.

    • D. 

      I throw the tickets in my bag right after I buy them and I don't think about them again until the day before the show.

  • 2. 
    What does your to-do list look like? 
    • A. 

      I have one list at home and one list at work, but I rarely pay attention to them because they're too overwhelming.

    • B. 

      I use a combination of a written to-do list and an electronic task list that's linked to my computerized calendar.

    • C. 

      Sometimes I scribble something on a piece of scrap paper but I'm not a real 'to-do list' kind of person.

    • D. 

      I keep an ongoing to-do list in a designated notebook. I re-copy my list every day.

  • 3. 
    When was the last time you had free time to unwind and do something meaningful?
    • A. 

      Once in a while I will take a bit of time off to do something fun, but I always feel like there's something else I should be doing.

    • B. 

      I don't remember. I'm always too swamped to do stuff like that.

    • C. 

      Once in a while I'll take time off from work and daily tasks, but something always backfires. I feel like I can't relax without something going wrong.

    • D. 

      I'll take time to hang out with my kids, but I always have my Blackberry with me.

  • 4. 
    How many times a day do you check your email?
    • A. 

      I have an alert that tells me when I receive an email, so I check my email every time there's a new message.

    • B. 

      I check my inbox three times at my designated 'email checking' times.

    • C. 

      I check back and forth about once an hour, but I try to resist being pulled in to responding to emails until I have a set block of time to work on email.

    • D. 

      Every two minutes.

  • 5. 
    How would you describe your work style?
    • A. 

      Reactive

    • B. 

      Hectic

    • C. 

      Flowing

    • D. 

      Organized

  • 6. 
    What do you do when you get a good idea?
    • A. 

      I write my idea down on a piece of paper, but it usually ends up being shredded in the dryer.

    • B. 

      I write it down and store it in a folder labeled 'ideas' that I check every month or so.

    • C. 

      I think about the idea for a bit but then I forget all about it.

    • D. 

      I write my idea in a notebook, but it usually just sits in there.

  • 7. 
    Do you feel like you could be doing more to move toward living a purpose-led life? 
    • A. 

      Yes and no. I think I could use a bit more time to focus on the things that are important to me, but who couldn't?

    • B. 

      Definitely

    • C. 

      I don't know

    • D. 

      I don't know what a purpose-led life looks like.