One of the most important lessons I have learned about productivity is this: It’s less about managing time and more about managing energy. Why? Because time is fixed, but our energy can flex. Most people get this exactly backward. They cram their day with tasks, thinking they can get it all done. Instead, they end […]
Amid our bustling lives, finding a moment of peace might feel like a luxury we can’t afford. Yet, the transformative power of mental rest cannot be underestimated. Why Mental Rest is Essential In our pursuit of success, it’s easy to ignore our brain’s need for downtime. We often perceive constant mental activity as a pathway […]
Do you remember the joy of immersing yourself in a task just for the sheer enjoyment it provides, with no deadlines, no pressures, and no expectations? If that seems like a distant memory, it’s time to reintroduce hobbies into your life. The Hidden Value of Hobbies As high-achievers, we’re tuned to continually push ourselves, often […]
When was the last time you allowed yourself to truly relax, unwind, and enjoy a moment of leisure? As a high-achiever, you might feel such moments are rare, even nonexistent. You’re always in pursuit of the next milestone, the next breakthrough. But what if we told you that leisure time, often misconstrued as ‘idle time’, […]
Your family rented a beach house for the week. It’s a beautiful, comfortable house just 100 yards from the ocean, where you’re currently watching your family swim and lounge without a care in the world. You’re inside on your laptop catching up on emails. Why is it so hard to simply unplug for a week, […]
Take a moment and think about the last vacation you had. For those of you who said, “Vacation? What vacation?” you’re not alone. The adult population of the U.S. has some of the lowest amounts of vacation days in the world. In fact, in 2019, The Center for Economic and Policy Research released a study […]
Leaders should only be in the first and last 10% of any project. Here’s how to take back the middle 80%, so you can focus on high-leverage work.
If you’ve fallen behind on a goal you hoped to achieve, you’re in good company. You still have agency in this story. To rescue your goals, start by considering these 4 simple steps.