When we say yes to others at the expense of the space we need for our work and play, we sacrifice our own well-being.
It’s not about the outcome.
To find joy, we must be willing to be in the place that makes us most uncomfortable.
You must close the door to the people and projects that drain you so you have energy for what fills you up.
We must weed the garden to create space for the flowers to grow, while avoiding the over-vigilance that uproots the entire garden.
Sometimes productivity is measure by inputs, not outputs.
Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh understood the fundamental principle of human nature that drives productivity.