E93 - Create gaps for better productivity, health, and focus

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Do you jam your day with back to back appointments? Do you have a crushing sense of not enough time in the day? Do you rush from one thing to the next? This is not helping. You don’t optimise productivity by squeezing more in your calendar. You become more productive when you manage the gaps better.

  • The Boundless Leadership paradox: no borders and no barriers means we also have to work with limitations

  • 5 reasons why gaps - and naps - help your brain defrag

  • How to take an effective break



EDGE OF LEADERSHIP UNCONFERENCE, 21-22 March 2019: details here.

The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

Four limitations to OPTIMISE:

  1. Time

  2. Sleep

  3. Focus

  4. Health

Five things sleep does for the brain:

  1. Allows subconscious to make decisions

  2. Consolidates memories

  3. Makes creative connections

  4. Clears out toxins

  5. Learn and remember how to do physical tasks

The full article is here.

How to take effective breaks - full article here.


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