“What you create after allowing yourself the time to ‘goof off for breakthrough ideas’ is usually your best work.” Let’s set the stage a little. As Practice Building Consultant here at the Academy, I serve as coach to one third of the Members of the Academy. So that means, no matter what day, or what time, or what the situation was just before I pick up the phone or start a video conference with a Member, my role is to be inspiring, understanding, present, thoughtful, and credible — sometimes … [Read more...] about Why “Goofing Off” Is Sometimes the Best You Can Do
I’m going to preface this with asking a few questions. How many of you find it difficult to separate your work life from your home life? How many of you only take time off from work when you’re deathly ill? How many of you feel drained of energy? If you raised your hand or if the little voice in your head is yelling ME, then you probably need a break! I am the type of person who can have my work email on my phone, but when I am home can completely separate it. My motto when I see an email on … [Read more...] about Give Me A Break!