As we celebrate woman’s month, we take some valuable, and much needed advice from Juliet Funt, a global female speaker, influencer, consultant to Fortune 100 companies, and “a warrior in the battle against busyness.” She is a self-proclaimed evangelist for “whitespace”…the strategic pause!
Juliet cautions us to become aware of our productivity thieves which make us very busy, but actually rob us of our productivity. These thieves are deceptive because they both have a value, and a fault. She specifically names four thieves, namely:
Our natural inclination is to think of these characteristics as being good and being our assets, rather as thieves. But as Juliet explains they can “overgrow their pots” and become our masters:
She advises that we disarm the thieves by asking four simplifying questions:
She strongly advises that we frequently step-back and take a strategic pause to reflect on what is truly important and where the best place is to focus our time.
She has great tips to implement more whitespace into our day, so be sure to visit her website and watch her videos for more information about her fight against the “tyranny of the urgent”!
Go to https://www.whitespaceatwork.com/ for more information.