Have you ever tried to get healthier and lose weight, but lost motivation before reaching your goals?
Perhaps you’ve gone as far as buying a gym membership or expensive exercise equipment only for them go unused after your initial commitment.
But what if you could lose weight and make money doing it? Would that be enough motivation to stick with your exercise and diet regimen?
We’re all dealt 24 hours a day. I believe how you spend that time, or maybe rather how you invest it, should give you some sort of return.
That could be a monetary return, sure. But it could also be a return in personal satisfaction or impact on others.
Today, I want to introduce a productivity framework I’m calling The Productivity Pyramid.
Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective.
This post (and podcast episode) are inspired by my presentation at FinCon last month. I broke my own rule of not seeking out any speaking gigs, and submitted for a breakout session.
The idea was a bit of an homage to the conference: 10 FinCon Breakthroughs that Tripled My Business.
The hard truth is that we all have a limit to our capacity and how much we can do in and on our businesses — and that’s a tough pill to swallow for some entrepreneurs and small business owners.
But when you’re up against that ceiling you have to decide between two options — you can settle in, like OK, this is my life now. Or you can ask for help in breaking through, and that’s what this episode is about.
Growing your team in such a way that you have some breathing room in your schedule and in your mental bandwidth to do the work that’s required of a business owner, instead of the work of the business doer– to borrow from Sean Marshall in episode 312.
“We are simultaneously gods and worms.”—Abraham Maslow Power plus humility, right? It’s a great combination and something to keep in mind as we try and build our businesses. We can accomplish amazing things, and yet, we’re gone in a flash. Mere blips on the historical radar. But let’s be the gods of our side hustle … Read more
Side hustlers know a thing or two about productivity.
After all, building a business is hard work — and doing it with limited hours is even more challenging.
You know it’s not just about getting more stuff done; it’s about getting more of the right stuff done.
Because busy doesn’t always mean effective!
You might remember Jacques Hopkins from episode 223, where he broke down how he turned his hobby of playing piano into a solid $20k a month online business at Pianoin21days.com.
Things were going great; he had a bunch of happy customers, he’d quit his engineering job to focus on it full-time, and he was doing what he loves.