How To Slow Down To Get More Done (Podcast Episode 21)

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Being really busy means you are important and that you are getting a lot of things done – right? Not really. Not necessarily. Being busy just means you are busy. So what if you could actually accomplish more by doing less?

Christine Carter says that is not only possible, it is necessary. Christine is author of the book The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work and says when you are busy, busy, busy, you are less effective.

Listen to my interview with Christine and you’ll discover:

Christine Carter

Christine Carter

•    How being busy creates “cognitive overload” which hinders clear thinking and decision making.

•    Why when you are busy you tend to forget social information like names, dates and appointments.

•    How to put more “ease” in your day.

•    Why you must stop multi-tasking for the sake of your brain and your body.

•    How slowing down isn’t about doing less.

•    How your brain drives you nuts until you schedule things in a calendar.

I think you will like the suggestions Christine makes. They are easy to implement and will help you feel that sense of ease that so many of us are missing.
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How to slow down to get more done

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