January 13, 2019
A major goal of the Ninja Selling System is to increase your income per hour so that you can have a life. Time Blocking is a key tool to achieving this because it boosts focus and efficiency.
Let’s quickly examine the word block.
Time Blocking is simply breaking your day into blocks of time and then assigning tasks to those blocks of time. In the Ninja Planner, each weekly view section has calendar space for you to Time Block your week. Need an example? Check out pages 8-9 of the 2019 Ninja Planner.
The Ninja Weekly Routine (click to enlarge)
The Perfect Ninja Week (click to enlarge)
Why don’t most of us Time Block?
Permission. We do not give ourselves permission to send that phone call to voicemail or let that text go unanswered for an hour during Time Blocking. If we were in a face to face meeting with a client, we would have no problem not answering these disruptions.
So, why can’t we maintain this discipline when we are working through our Time Blocked tasks that do not involve a face to face meeting? The person on the other end of the phone doesn’t know what you are doing so they aren’t assuming you’ll respond immediately. Yet, we still feel obligated because we have not yet given ourselves permission to make Time Blocking paramount.
This is your permission.
Print** and save this message as proof and read it whenever you need permission. From this day forward, you are granted official permission to send a call to voicemail and not answer text messages during your Time-Blocked tasks. This is your permission to increase your focus and time efficiency. This is your permission to increase your income per hour so you can have a life.
The Ninja Planner Team
** Why not keep this permission on your phone? Modern technology is designed to distract. Learn how to Stay On Your Agenda.
July 28, 2021
Let’s face it. Real Estate has become a very “reactive” industry.
In Ninja, we often ask the question, “are you being On Purpose or On Accident?” when it comes to how you are showing up in your real estate business. What this really means is are you being proactive or reactive in your business? And, the demands of the modern-day real estate industry have made it even harder to be proactive. There is a constant barrage of phone calls, emails, text messages and pop-up notifications all vying for your time and attention, so what is a real estate professional to do?
March 22, 2021
The Ninja Selling System provides the plan as to what you need to execute in your real estate business to achieve your desired results. The Ninja Planner provides the place for you to plan your week by scheduling tasks into specific time slots and then track your progress towards completing the tasks necessary to achieve your goals.
Learn the simple steps to effectively evaluate your past performance and identify areas of improvement as you move into the future.
October 14, 2020