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Ep. 14 The productivity paradox: Why busy isn't always better

Episode 14
13m | Nov 29, 2023

In this episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink delve into the distinction between productivity and busyness. They explore the societal pressure to stay busy and its potential impact on true productivity. The hosts share personal experiences and habits that contribute to their own productivity, emphasizing the importance of aligning actions with core values. The conversation touches on topics such as intentional positivity, the value of ‘think time’, and the significance of self-care.


"For me, busyness is also a form of laziness. I mean, it's easy to be busy." Eduard Brink


Join us and learn practical strategies for regaining focus and getting back on track when feeling overwhelmed. Assess your own habits and consider the difference between being busy and being truly productive.


"My coach always pushed me to begin with the end in mind—what is the ideal state and then working backward." David Henzel


✔️ Assess your Busy vs. Productive balance:

- Take a critical look at your daily activities and commitments.

- Evaluate whether you are truly being productive or merely caught up in the busyness of the day-to-day.


✔️Define your Mission, Vision, and Values:

- Reflect on your personal and professional mission, vision, and values.

- Consider how well your current tasks align with these guiding principles.


✔️Incorporate ‘think time’:

- Allocate moments to contemplate tasks and goals, envisioning the ideal outcomes.


✔️ Implement a reset routine:

- Establish your own reset routine for those times when you feel overwhelmed.

- Identify self-care practices that resonate with you, whether it's a massage, spa day, or a simple walk in nature.


Consider how your choices and actions can be driven more by love than fear in various aspects of your life.


We encourage you to engage in this reflection with an open mind and a commitment to fostering a more intentional and purposeful approach to your daily activities. Share your insights with us on social media using #LoveNotFearPodcast. Your reflections might inspire others on their journey towards a more productive and fulfilling life.


Embrace the challenge, celebrate your progress, and continue cultivating a mindset of love over fear in your daily life. Remember, you have the power to be the owner of your narrative.


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https://www.linkedin.com/in/eduardbrink/


Spread the message and share the Love with every person you talk to! ❤️

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