In this relatable podcast episode, Emma Cossey dives into the world of being organised when you’re naturally disorganised. Emma shares her secrets to giving the impression of being organised, including outsourcing tasks, automating processes, and simplifying steps. She also encourages listeners to define their own version of organisation and not compare themselves to the super-organised gurus of the world. So grab a cup of tea and join in on the laughter and practical tips for navigating the disorganised life with style.

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How to Organise your Business (when you’re disorganised af!)

Want to be a bit more organised, when you’re naturally disorganised? I’ve got tips for you! Time stamps: 0:25 Intro 1:02 Outsourcing 2:45 Automations 4:31 Reduce the steps 5:40: What is your definition of organisation? Follow me on Instagram – @EmmaCossey Email: Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group – Want more support?

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Being organised is often seen as a desirable trait, but not everyone is naturally inclined towards it. In this podcast episode, Emma Cossey shares her personal experience of being naturally disorganised and provides valuable tips for staying organised, even for those who struggle with it. From outsourcing to automations, reducing steps, and setting realistic expectations, these tips can help anyone create a more organised and efficient lifestyle.

Summary of Main Points:
1. Outsourcing: The speaker emphasises the benefits of outsourcing tasks that are challenging to stay organised with. This can include hiring a bookkeeper or a cleaner, or even participating in free body doubling sessions to stay on track.

2. Automations: Utilising automation tools can significantly simplify and streamline various processes. From scheduling meetings and payments to social media management, automation tools like Dubsado,, and can save time and reduce stress.

3. Reduce Steps: Simplifying tasks and processes is key to maintaining organisation. By identifying and eliminating unnecessary steps, one can make their workflow more efficient. This applies to client onboarding, file organisation, and even decluttering both digitally and physically.

4. Realistic Expectations: It is crucial to define what organisation means to you personally, rather than comparing yourself to others. Everyone’s version of organisation is unique, and it is essential to set realistic expectations based on individual circumstances and capabilities.

Call to Action:
If you resonate with the challenges of staying organised and want to connect with like-minded individuals, join the Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group. This supportive community of business owners embraces the reality of running a business and shares valuable insights and experiences. Take a step towards creating a more organised and fulfilling life by implementing these practical tips.

Being naturally disorganised doesn’t mean you can’t be organised. By outsourcing, leveraging automation tools, simplifying processes, and setting realistic expectations, anyone can create a more organised and efficient lifestyle. Remember, organisation is a personal journey, and finding what works for you is key. Embrace the freedom of being organised on your own terms and enjoy the benefits it brings to your personal and professional life.

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