And, incidentally, neither do I. Now, don't be concerned...I often do ONEthing. Which is REALLY what people are saying when they say, "I want time to do nothing."
It's quite a world we live in when we need - as Paolo Cardini talks about in his TED Talk - a technology to tune out the technology that disrupts us during our day. So, how can YOU get more? I've got THREE ideas; here's the first one:
Ok, you'll know from the book that I'm a "fan of 15 minutes."
You see, fifteen minutes is about 1% of my day. As there are 1,440 minutes in a day, I calculated that I have 96 blocks of 15 minutes to work with. Want to see how powerful 15 minutes can be? Here's a dare: Look around, and grab ONE thing on your desk that you "need to be working on."
When you're ready, click HERE, and don't do anything EXCEPT study/read/review/work with that thing. In the comment section below, let us know how this works for you!
...To read the REST of this article and my two OTHER ideas, click here
Or are you spending time “getting organized”? Or are you buying a new
app or tool to “make things easier”? Do you need to attend or call yet
You are not alone.
These are ways people typically “manage” their time. But when you
really look at the results, is your approach working for you? Are you
happy with the speed at which you are moving toward your goals? Do you
know what you are moving toward? Is it enough?
Have you ever had a day that was, well, AWEsome? What happened? What did you do, or who did you see, or…where did you go? And, perhaps more importantly, how do you set yourself up to have it happen again?
I'm amazed at the connections that abound; that within moments we can find out about someone doing amazing work, within days we can connect and explore those things we have in common; and, within weeks we can produce a project together.
Peter Watts and I sat down to talk about improvement, getting better, and building your business. (By the way, if you're NOT in business for yourself, consider listening to THIS DISCUSSION from the point of view of gaining influence within your community or organization...)