In this week's podcast episode, I talked about standing still to make progress.
The reason I choose this topic is because in the past weeks - or even months - I felt like I haven't made a lot of progress in my business. That I should be doing more, I should be putting myself out there more, and I should be more involved in the groups I’m in. And I felt a little bit guilty about it.
Why do I have this feeling? And WHAT have I been doing with my time??? 😂
A few days ago, I realized that most of my attention was elsewhere during these weeks and that other things slowed down because of it.
We expect ourselves to multitask and hold all these different balls up in the air.
But the human mind can only pay attention to one thing at a time. What we're actually doing when we're multitasking is that we’re very quickly switching between different things. We can’t actually hold our attention on two different things at the same time.
Multi-tasking is a myth 🤯
When your attention is being pulled in a particular direction, it’s very understandable that other things will slow down a little bit.
Some balls will stay in the air but we may need to temporarily put down a ball or two.
I know this can feel so unsatisfying 😤
If you're an ambitious person, like most of the people in this community, you have a lot of things on your plate and you also wanna do a lot.
An issue a lot of us have is that slowing down in certain area’s of our life can mess up our rhythm. We pay less attention to the people around us or we forget to take good care of ourselves.
Listen to this week’s podcast episode to hear about my recent experience with this and a few simple systems I use to keep the basic things running in my work and our home when my attention is elsewhere.
What you'll learn:
✅ Why it's okay that things slow down from time to time
✅ Why multi-tasking is a myth
✅ Why it's useful to recognize your "stand still for a bit" phases
✅ 2 examples of simple systems that can help keep things moving when you take a break
Watch the video now
Maybe you recognize juggling too many balls and you want to get a better handle on them, while still making space for your "stand still for a bit" phases.
Maybe I can help.
Browse over to my contact page and send me a message. We can have a look at the obstacles you're facing right now and how I might be able to help you.