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.
So much of our frustration and suffering in life comes because we either resist other peoples’ timing or we resist our own natural timing.
Life is all about timing. We cannot control time; instead, we must learn how to work with the natural timing of things.
Get up on stage? No problem. Spotlight? Love it. Talk to people? Yes, please. Five minutes? Now I’m panicking. Here’s what I’ve learned about crafting a “tight five.”
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.
We can easily fall into the false beliefs that all units of time are equal, and that we must follow a prescribed timeline. But this belief ignores other facts about how we measure time.