There is this huge sense of overwhelm at times, but it’s important to remember what you need to get done and what you’d like to get done.

So Google and many other companies have adopted an 80/20 rule. I myself like to employ this method too. Which basically says that 80% of the time you work on business stuff, 20% of the time you work on your own stuff.

I use this with regards to 80% client 20% rezzz.

I often ask myself:
1. What sort of impact does this have on my business?
2. Will this make an impact on my business today? next month? next year?
3. Am I already exploring another rabbit hole?

That helps me in figuring out the shiny objects.

The biggest takeaway for you is to understand the want vs need - if you are feeling overwhelmed with all of the things you need to do, take a step back, take a 10-min break, re-focus on what’s important for the next couple of hours and then focus on that.

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