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Let go of activities that no longer make sense.
Quit a recurring meeting. Quit a committee. Quit Social media. Quit a program. By doing this, you automatically open up space.
When you can't let go completely of an activity, you can open up more space in your life by setting firmer boundaries around it so that you still have space for other items that matter.
Give yourself permission to take a break.
For example, choosing to eat lunch away from your computer can give you a sense of peace and space, even if you’re away from your desk for on...
Delegate activities that you don’t need to do yourself. You can save yourself at least four to five hours a week by having others help.
As you plan your day, ask yourself: Is this som...
If you want more time to do something you “never have time for,” start putting that activity first and then arrange your schedule around it.
Add an exercise class, book a trip, plan a get-...
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People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive.
If you check your emails first thing in the morning, **you're setting yourself up to react.
You're not planning your day and prioritizing, you're giving your best hours to someone else's goals, not yours.