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Be Nimble. Rigidity is the Enemy of Productivity.

Be Nimble. Rigidity is the Enemy of Productivity.

Be nimble. Rigidity is the enemy of productivity. You have to be able to go with the flow. Otherwise, you’ll end up miserable – because not everything will go according to plan.

Ebb and flow. Contraction and expansion. Highs and lows. It’s all about the cycles of life.

The entire course of our life follows this up and down pattern of more and then less. Our days flow this way, each following a pattern of more energy, then less energy, more creativity and periods of greater focus bookended by moments of low energy when we cringe at the thought of one more meeting, one more call, one more sentence.

The key is in understanding how to use the cycles of ebb and flow to our advantage. The ability to harness these fluctuations, understand how they affect our productivity and mood and then apply that knowledge as a tool to improve our lives is a valuable strategy that few individuals or corporations have mastered.

Here are a few simple steps to start using this strategy today:

How to Flow Your Way to a More Productive Life

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Published on November 17, 2019

The Lifehack Show Episode 12: Staying On Top of Your Game as an Entrepreneur

The Lifehack Show Episode 12: Staying On Top of Your Game as an Entrepreneur

In this episode, we’re talking with Frank Fiume, author of Running with My Head Down: An Entrepreneur’s Story of Passion, Perseverance, and Purpose.  As the CEO of one of the largest youth sports programs in the country, Frank fought hard to overcome the crippling effects of burnout.

Here, Frank talks about his experience crashing while at the top, and shares advice on how others can re-align their priorities to find peace and happiness while still maintaining their career.

 

    Episode 12: Staying On Top of Your Game as an Entrepreneur

    Also available on iTunes.

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