You Don't Have to Choose: 5 Tips for Balancing Your Personal Life With Your Business's Growth
Finding a new creative outlet (whether it's learning a language or testing out your photography skills) can refresh your perspective on the balance between work and play.
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To define a work-life balance, write out the things that are important to you on a list a...
Wherever you are, be focused on what's in front of you.
When you're interrupted, it takes 15-20 minutes to get your focus back to it was before being distracted. If you're multi-tasking, you'll be less efficient and your long term memory will suffer.
We mentally tie certain physical areas to certain behaviors. If you associate your home with relaxation, why would you let something stressful like work infiltrate it? You're better off to stay at work and deepen the connection between productivity and your workspace.
Commit to a niche--but choose the one you can actually win. All the big names in your industry started out by dominating a small space.
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For example, brand the content you're creating, whether it's great data (charts, research, infographics, visualizations, etc.), photos, memes, or cool diagrams or workflows.
Think about the tone and style of your content. You need to be intentional in how you develop your personal brand. Simply blogging or showing up on social media doesn't cut it.
Generally, the people who attend a large industry conference will only remember the top 2 % - 5 % of sessions. The rest will be forgotten.
You need to be great. If you aren't reasonably confident that you will be among the top presentations, don't bother.
... are there to guide behavior and choice.
Get them right and you'll be swift and focused in your decision-making, with clear direction.
Get them wrong...