Barriers to Productivity – Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival

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Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival - Barriers to Productivity

We’re under a lot of pressure to get things done, but it’s hard! We face many barriers to productivity, including distractions, interruptions, competing deadlines, the list goes on and on. For this edition of the Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival, I asked my readers to submit posts about Barriers to Productivity.

Our sponsor for this edition is Folder Marker, a software program designed to keep computer folders organized by priority, status and more. You can learn more about Folder Marker by reading Kristina Ivanova’s post in this Blog Carnival.

Check out all the great submissions, and be sure to show the bloggers your appreciation by leaving comments and sharing their blog posts (or this one) with your network, using the hashtag #POBC in your social media posts.

If you don’t have time to read them all now, pin this post for later!

Barriers to Productivity - Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this Blog Carnival, especially our generous sponsor.

Next month’s Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival is all about the 80/20 Rule, and you may make your submission any time from now until Tuesday, July 20 at 11:59 PM EDT.

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Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17
Sponsorship available

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17
Sponsorship available

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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  1. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on June 16, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    As always, this looks like an amazing collection of productivity posts. I can’t wait to read them. Many thanks for the opportunity to participate, Janet.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on June 17, 2021 at 12:40 pm

      I thought more bloggers might have jumped on this topic, but am pleased to see the variety of barriers and solutions offered. Thank you for your participation!

  2. Avatar Seana Turner on June 16, 2021 at 5:46 pm

    Thanks for including my post, Janet. So many highly qualified people chiming in here. Lots of great content. Sharing it out all over and pinned it to my Productivity board!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on June 17, 2021 at 12:41 pm

      Thank you, Seana! I always appreciate your support.

  3. Lindsey Wilcox Lindsey Wilcox on August 30, 2021 at 7:52 pm

    This is a wonderful resource for those struggling with prioritizing organization! I will definitely be forwarding this blog to a few of my friends who are now having struggles with getting organized and productive while working from home. Awesome post, Janet!

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