What if staring out the window and letting your mind wander aimlessly was the most productive thing you could do? Could you allow yourself to do it? It’s harder than you might think.
If you want people to hear your voice, you need to listen to yourself first.
Stand-up comedy requires a willingness to test your material in public. In a culture that values expertise, the willingness to be wrong takes courage.
When you give up everything you love to grow your business, you’ll end up killing your business and yourself. The way to fill your pipeline is to fill your soul and spirit, so you can serve from a full tank.
Our expectations for what productivity should look like can keep us from creating space for deep work. But this space is crucial for both productivity and creativity.
Science shows that the moments when it looks and feels like we’re not doing much are the moments when the brain is working more to innovate and be creative. The challenge is in letting it do the work.
Becoming aware of which of your hours are more valuable can — and should — impact your decisions about how to spend your time and how to price your services.