Posted by Scott Bywater in Time Management May 29th, 2015 | No Comments »

Here’s a thought for you…

Maybe the faster and busier things get, the more you need to relax…

you're busy
photo credit to Jonas Tana

And build “thinking time” into your schedule.

Take time to reflect.

Meditate.

And get clear.

Jeff Weiner, the CEO of Linked in does exactly this.

Every day, he schedules up to two hours of blank space into his
schedule.

He divides this up into thirty-minute increments where he schedules
nothing.

If it’s good enough for the CEO of Linkedin, perhaps it’s good enough
for you and me 😉

Posted by Scott Bywater in Time Management May 28th, 2015 | No Comments »

It’s not your business…

It’s not your property…

It’s YOU.

Because if you go down, so does your
productivity & your business.

I know.

Last year, I got exhausted.

I didn’t go down.

But my adrenals got fatigued.

And I had to pull back.

I had to rest.

I had to put myself in for a pit stop, so
I could repair myself.

Don’t make this mistake.

Take time out to rest because you have
two choices…

protect your #1 assest

photo credit to The Stock Solution Photo Agency

You can either rest on a regular basis, or
your body will virtually force you to rest.

These days I try not to do anything work
related at all on Sunday’s.

I take two hours out in the middle of the
week just for me.

And I see it as part of my business.

Just as you take insurance on your machinery,
or your property…

You should take insurance on yourself.

And the best insurance is rest.

It’s counterintuitive, but it may be the most
Productive thing you can do.

Posted by Scott Bywater in Time Management May 27th, 2015 | No Comments »

Yesterday I talked about editing…

But how do you decide what to edit out of your business
and life?

Well, according to the popular TED speaker Derek Sivers
it all boils down to this…

Put every decision to an extreme test…

If you feel a total and utter conviction to do something,
then say yes.

either a hell yeah

But if you don’t, give it a thumbs down.

With that in mind, what would you scrap from your business
today?

A tough decision, but what would your life be like if everything
you did you were TOTALLY committed and passionate about?

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