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Here's a Sneak Peek Into My Ultimate Guide & The Table of Contents

You'll also discover the secret sauce to my writing system

Hi Friend!

I want to share a sneak peak of my Ultimate Guide table of content and a snippet of what the inside of the guide looks like!

Why?

Because it may surprise you!

But before that, let me tell you a little story about me.

I had an unhealthy relationship with productivity.

Before I discovered Cal Newport's slow productivity philosophy a few years ago, for my whole adult working life, I drank the productivity culture koolaid of the late 1990s and the 2000s. Where it was all about the hustle and how to get more things done in less time and with less resources.

As a result, my idea of a productive life was about optimising my time & getting more and more things done.

Then a pandemic would sweep the world in 2020.

And it would tip me over the edge into mental overload and burnout (that was just waiting to happen I just didn’t know it), both in my day job as a hospital pharmacist and in my personal life.

It was the perfect storm. Being a health professional during the pandemic meant my day job was a constant pressure cooker. Couple this with the unhealthy mindset on what it means to be productive.

It was a one-way street to burnout. 

My creativity and my mental, physical and emotional health suffered.

Why am I telling you this?

Because the writing system I created in Notion (called the Writer’s Hub OS) was born out of my urgent need to recover from burnout and get back into to my passion of writing & sharing insights with others but building in slow productivity principles in the system so that I don’t get stressed or overwhelmed while writing along side my 9 to 5.

I’ve been a Notion fan & superuser for the last 3+ years (in case I wasn’t obvious enough, I love using Notion and even got Notion certified!).

Over this time, I have gradually built out my Notion Slow Growth OS that incorporates Cal Newport’s slow productivity philosophy which has helped me slow down, rethink my approach to work & craft and find more balance in life.

The Writer’s Hub OS is just one component of my Notion Slow Growth OS.

I have since become a Slow Productivity Practitioner and have started to improve my relationship with productivity.

This mindset shift has helped me live a slower paced and more intentional life where I’m practicing sustainable and joyful productivity.

I have gained so much from this writing system and my practice of slow productivity that I felt compelled to share it with you.

This is why this ultimate guide exists.

Slow productivity is the secret sauce to this writing system.

Here's a sneak peak into what it looks like:

Sneak Peak to the Ultimate Guide!

There are 5 chapters in total and a bonus chapter for those who really want to dig further into Notion.

Chapter 1: Why digital writing is a must for cultivating a side hustle

I explain in a nutshell the benefits of digital writing for side hustlers and part-time solopreneurs who have a regular 9 to 5 job.

I also discuss the struggles of new digital writers who are also new to Notion.

Chapter 2: Why Embrace And Practice Slow Productivity As A Digital Writer?

Here, I give you a crash course on Slow Productivity and how it’s linked to being a digital writer.

Chapter 3: Why You Need A Writer’s Hub OS

We explore the importance of having a writing system as a new digital writer (hint: It’s got a lot to do with helping you be consistent as a writer!)

Chapter 4: Why choose Notion to create your Writer’s Hub OS?

In case you weren’t already convince, we dive deeper into why Notion is the digital tool for you to create your own Writer’s Hub OS.

Chapter 5: Building your own Writer’s Hub OS in Notion

This last chapter is where the Notion-building fun & games begins!

I'll show you exactly how to set up your Writer’s Hub OS in Notion step-by-step from zero to done so you can follow along, and come away with a fully functioning system in Notion 1 hour.

But wait there’s more!

If you make it to the end of the guide, you’ll get a special treat.

A bonus chapter: 5 Notion best practice tips that I wish I knew when I first started using Notion 3+ years ago.

And that's it!

I’m super excited to share my ultimate guide and see this in the hands of as many people as possible, so you all can experience the transformation that I had from stressed out inconsistent writer, to having endless ideas that I can cultivate and hit publish on without the stress.

The guide will be dropping early for you lovely subscribers! I will be sending you a copy of it on April 25th at 8:00 am E.T.

In the meantime, hit reply if you have any questions, comments or just want to say hi. I would love to chat.

Your friend,

CK

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