Let's Get It Done, together.

Registration is required for this FREE virtual co-working day.

This gives me a headcount for the event, and it gives you that external accountability piece you've been missing.

Registration is now open for: Friday, October 12th

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What's a Get It Done Day?

Get It Done Day is a free virtual event that we hold on the SECOND FRIDAY of every month. Throughout the course of a day, we call in using a video conferencing service called Zoom (it's free to participants), on five separate occasions. Between each call is a 60-minute productivity session (there's also a 60-minute lunch/recreation break). Together, we're working on The Thing We've Been Avoiding.


Who can attend a Get It Done Day?

Get It Done Day is for anyone who struggles with procrastination—whether it's a work-related task, a personal project, or something that seems inane but needs doing (e.g. organizing an out-of-control closet). If you suspect you could benefit from a bit of accountability, some group camaraderie, and a designated time to finally complete That Which You've Avoided For Weeks, please join us.


What are people saying about Get It Done Day?

  Photo courtesy of Luise Jørgensen

Photo courtesy of Luise Jørgensen

I just wanted to say thank you. It was really great to have this in my diary. If I hadn’t committed to Get It Done, I would completely have skipped this until next week, and now I just feel so good about how productive I was today!
— Luise Jørgensen, Mindfulness Coach

One of the best things I took from Get It Done Day (other than a HUGE CHUNK OF WORK COMPLETED ON MY PROJECT) is that I work best in sprints of about forty-five minutes. Setting clear, small goals helps. I work best with regular changes in venue. I work best when I’m alone in a busy, public place. Accountability is key [...] I noticed in myself just how good it felt to focus and push for a clear stretch of short time. Checking email or futzing on the internet just wasn’t worth it because I wanted to complete my one task on the group spreadsheet before our next group check-in [...] I am motivated by checking things off the list, and this was just the right recipe to keep me focused and moving forward.
— Vanessa Herald, Writer & Food System Specialist
  Photo courtesy of Vanessa Herald

Photo courtesy of Vanessa Herald


What's the schedule for a Get It Done Day?

Please note: The following schedule assumes the North American Central Time Zone (because I live in Wisconsin). Click here to convert the times to your own time zone.

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. I'll facilitate introductions and ask each person to state her focus for the next 60 minutes. If anyone anticipates a personal roadblock, we'll troubleshoot and/or brainstorm aloud as necessary. Then, we'll sign off and devote our attention to our work.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Productive time begins.

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. We'll call back in and take a coffee/tea break together. I'll ask each person to state her focus for the next 60 minutes. If anyone anticipates a personal roadblock, we'll troubleshoot and/or brainstorm aloud as necessary. Then, we'll sign off and devote our attention to our work.

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Productive time begins.

12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. We'll call back in to touch base briefly before signing off for lunch.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. LUNCH

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. After lunch, we'll call back in. I'll facilitate introductions once again (in case others have joined us here) and ask each person to state her focus for the next 60 minutes. If anyone anticipates a personal roadblock, we'll troubleshoot and/or brainstorm aloud as necessary. Then, we'll sign off and devote our attention to our work.

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Productive time begins.

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. We'll call in one last time to touch base—find out how everyone fared with her task or project—and then we'll wrap up for the day.


While I have you here, a few suggestions:

  • Go ahead and add Get It Done Day to your calendar as a recurring event (the second Friday of every month).

  • Note that once you've registered for one Get It Done Day, you'll receive email updates about all future Get It Done Days. You're welcome to unsubscribe at any time. (No hard feelings. Seriously.)

  • Bookmark this page, as you'll need to register for each Get It Done Day prior to the actual event. (Alternately, once you’ve registered for one Get It Done Day, you’ll have access to the event spreadsheet, and you can simply add your name to each new sheet as it becomes available.)