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Make Time Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

Start seeing the demands on our time as a good thing in our lives.

Make Time Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

I think it’s safe to say that most of us are in a constant battle against time. Work is demanding, projects have deadlines, and we strive for a good work-life balance so that we aren’t neglecting our families and friends (or ourselves). While we can’t add additional hours to the 24-hour day, what we can do is reframe the way we think about time. A small mental shift can help us work with time instead of against it.

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According to an article published on Inc., we should learn to appreciate the fact that “busy” is better than “bored.” Busy people live more interesting lives, so think of your packed schedule as a benefit rather than a drawback. Of course, we always need to find a balance between our work lives and our personal lives. Ideally, we should structure the day around our internal body clocks. When do you feel most alert or productive?

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Mark Jewell

Mark Jewell

Mark Jewell is the President and co-founder of Selling Energy. He is a subject matter expert, coach, speaker and best-selling author focused on overcoming barriers to implementing projects. Mark teaches other professionals and organizations how to turbocharge their sales success.

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