Mastering Cleanliness: Setting Up a Cleaning Routine That Works

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, maintaining a clean and organized home can sometimes feel like an elusive goal. However, with the right strategies and a well-thought-out plan, setting up a cleaning routine can transform your space and your life. Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Adam, I’m all about success it in business and life, but cleaning? Really?” Trust me, my friends, a clean and organized environment can supercharge your productivity and success. Let’s dive into this like we do with any other challenge – headfirst.

1. Own Your Space

First things first, you’ve got to own your space. Your home is your sanctuary, your launching pad, and the place where you recharge. So, stop treating it like a dump. It’s time to take control of your surroundings because, believe me, your environment has a massive impact on your mindset.

2. Understand the Return

I’m all about the return and cleaning is no exception. Think about it: the time and energy you invest in keeping your space clean pay off in terms of efficiency, clarity, and a happier state of mind. A clean environment is a high-yield asset, my friends.

3. Commit to Consistency

Consistency is the name of the game in business and in life. You don’t build a successful life by working hard once in a while, right? Apply the same principle to cleaning. Set up a routine and stick to it. Daily, weekly, and monthly tasks are your bread and butter.

4. Delegate and Collaborate

Listen up, team players. If you’re not living solo, you’re part of a cleaning squad. Get your family or roommates involved. Delegate tasks and establish a collaborative effort. This not only lightens your load but also creates a sense of shared responsibility. Teamwork makes the dream work!

5. Hack Your Schedule

Let’s get real about your schedule. You’re busy, I get it. But here’s the thing – you can hack your schedule to make time for cleaning. Use those small pockets of time throughout the day. Waiting for a meeting to start? Clean up your workspace. On a conference call? Fold that laundry.

6. Prioritize Decluttering

A cluttered space is a cluttered mind, and you know I’m all about mental clarity. Declutter regularly. Don’t hoard stuff you don’t need. Streamline your space so that it’s efficient and reflects the focused, no-nonsense entrepreneur in you.

7. Invest in Tools and Tech

In the digital age, there’s a tool or tech solution for everything, including cleaning. Invest in the right cleaning tools and products to make the job easier. Efficiency is key, and the right tech can help you dominate your cleaning routine.

8. Celebrate the Wins

Don’t forget to celebrate your victories, no matter how small. Finished your daily cleaning routine? Give yourself a pat on the back. It’s all about positive reinforcement and building those good habits.

9. Iterate and Optimize

Just like in business, you’ve got to iterate and optimize your cleaning routine. Life changes, seasons shift, and so should your approach to cleaning. Be agile, and adjust your routine as needed.


So there you have it, my fellow cleaning hustlers. Setting up a cleaning routine might not be the most glamorous topic, but it’s one that can give you a advantage in a happy life. Cleanliness equals clarity, and clarity equals success. Own your space, be consistent, and watch your environment transform into a powerhouse of productivity and well-being. Now, get out there and dominate your cleaning routine the Benchmark way!

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