It's a common thought that if you want to get more results, you have to work more. CEO's, business owners and entrepreneurs are definitely known for their hard work ethic and putting in extra hours to find success.
But what if their achievements weren't because they left zero room for free time and were workaholics, but due to something else?
Lately, I have been digging into Dan Sullivan's book, 10x is Easier than 2x and to say that it's rocking my world is an understatement. The entire premise is that people who aim to 10x their success actually work less than people who just shoot to 2x their success.
No really, it's true.
That's because people who aim past just a little more than what they're currently doing (i.e. 2x), are doing what they normally do and aren't changing much. They are operating from what's worked for them in the past. Meanwhile, people who want to 10x have a laser focus. They realize that they need to throw off 80% of what they do to just get...
As high performers, our journey towards excellence and success can be all-consuming. It's all too easy to find ourselves engrossed in the relentless drive to achieve our goals, leaving little time for anything else!
While ambition is admirable, maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential for long-term success and well-being. Honestly, it's more than just balance (thankfully, since balance can feel impossible), it's about integration.
Integration, in the context of balancing work and life, is the blending of your professional and personal responsibilities in a way that allows you to fulfill both aspects without experiencing excessive conflict or stress. Instead of strictly segregating work and personal life into separate compartments, integration promotes a more flexible approach where the two spheres complement and support each other.
Rather than striving to achieve a strict balance where work and personal life are given equal time and attention,...