Are you someone that feels the need to respond instantly to any type of request that comes in? In this culture that is constantly wanting instant gratification, I’m here to tell you it’s okay to wait.
The surprising fact is, if you’re constantly in reaction mode, it’s highly unlikely you’re really getting anything done.
Whether it’s work, saying “yes” because we’re afraid to say no, or any other tasks we turn to to stay busy, it’s important to determine whether the task truly needs to get done right now, or if we are staying busy to avoid what most likely truly needs our attention.
Listen to Your Permission Prescription: Episode 39 to create a framework for setting the right productivity boundaries for you, so that you can create more time and space and stop always scrambling.
What We Discuss & Highlights From Episode 39:
- Why the sense of urgency to respond is so common – and how to set the right boundaries
- My favorite daily exercise for discovering what truly needs my attention in each moment
- How workaholism can be a defense mechanism for avoiding what truly needs our attention
- How to change our interpretations of others’ expectations for us (hint: the positive interpretation is just as accessible as the negative interpretation!)