We have a fear of being still. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that people believe being busy is “a sign of success and hard work.” This is why no driven person would ever dare say that they weren’t doing anything for the afternoon or that they were taking a day off from pursuing career goals. In our society, such actions would be perceived as laziness.
This tendency, however, can be harmful for effective goal setting.
With more options comes more stress, but you can cut down on distractions with time blocking.
We rarely interact with single-functionality technology anymore. Every piece of technology has a number of uses. When we open our laptops to write a report, it’s not like using a typewriter. We’re not limited by our laptops to just write. Instead, we can also check our email, pull together that presentation and make plans for dinner — all while “writing that report.” Learning the practice of time blocking will ensure that your to-do list doesn’t get lost in an endless stream of distractions.
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein
Gratitude is one of those things you know you should focus on, but when you’re hustling to build your business and brand it can be easily overlooked. But did you know that learning to focus on feeling grateful can affect your success as a founder? Here are a few major ways gratitude and success are connected.
Taking notes can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be!
Once you get the structure down and know what to look for, it gets easier. Still the process takes time to implement into your reading habits. To help, here are ten things to remember when taking notes to ease the transition from new note-taker to efficient note-taker!
What is Build A BIGGER Business by Shopify?
Put simply it’s a showdown of the most promising businesses out there today. It’s sponsored and mentored by some of the most incredible business minds in the world, and it’s an opportunity for BestSelf.co to learn and grow into an even bigger and better company!