Welcome to Day 3, Episode 3 of the 30 Day emotional journey of a jobless employee, Unemployed in India, podcast series. In the last episode, I talked about being nostalgic and dealing with uncertainty.
Checkout Day-2 episode if you haven’t yet listened to it.
The theme of today’s episode is going to be, in one word ‘Alignment’
By dictionary it means a kind of arrangement in a straight line, a position of agreement or alliance.
That’s what I am going to inject into my life today, a sense of order into my routine which can give me a sense of stability that will help me dealing with the uncertainty & insecurity surrounding me which has started developing after I lost my job.
If you remembered, I am super rich on time now after being unemployed.
Here’s the thing, Today I am going to plan my own calendar and divide the biggest chunk of my time i.e 9-5 which was filled with working hours for years, with the task and activities I always wished to pursue in my free time.
So my 9-5 will look aligned in a way, that I wanted it to be. Man! I always wanted to run my own clock and if losing a job help me get it back so be it.
Today I am taking out my Diary and splitting the day into hours, here the list I have planned for the next 1 week , Are you ready to listen, here I go-
6:00 – 800 am – Getting up early in the morning, gym and breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 am – Review previous day, What I did yesterday that have added value to me or the people around me
9:00 am- 5:00 pm –
1.Create& Upload podcast
2. Work on Youtube content
3. Social Media Marketing of my YouTube channel on all platform be it LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram etc
4. Upskill myself on Stock trading
5. Apply for jobs around me
6. Read & learn
7. Complete online courses and so on.
As you can see my work schedule is now being prepared in a manner that covers all the stuff I love to work on, that was not the case when I had a job. So tell me what is it that you love to work on in your pastime. Do remember to drop me your comment on my twitter @paraskatoch. Happy to hear you out.
Moving forward, 9-5 has been aligned for this jobless guy now. If you’re in a similar situation, I strongly recommend you to follow the same course
6-9 pm Leisure time ! Which includes my time to Walk in the park, watch movie or play games or spent time with my wife. Man! how much wealthy I am on this part now.
Sleep at 10 pm and repeat
So this is the cycle, I Say my cycle which I am going to plan from today. Little tweaks will keep on happening from time to time. I will keep you all posted on my calendar. Day -3 of jobless employee, Unemployed in India is over. Let’s get on to Day 4 tomorrow and I will share how my day was spent when I have to be my own boss.
Self-discipline is the key here. Let me know if you have tried to self-discipline yourself in this way or the other.
Day 4 gonna reveal it to all to you, if I am able to cope up with the situation or not. Let’s roll on for Day-4
Let’s align Folks see you tomorrow. Checkout Day-4
An MBA in Marketing. Paras have a decade long experience in the corporate world. He is done with office politics and corporate life, therefore decided to move on and jumped on building Katoch Tubes. He is a crypto fanatic and has the vision to bring cryptocurrency knowledge to every household in the simplest form possible using the power of internet. His area of expertise includes online marketplace, cryptocurrency and content strategy. Reach out to him on Twitter & YouTube.