Manage Your Energy Not Your Time

Manage Your Energy Not Your Time

We've been conditioned to associate productivity and time efficiency with success. You often hear the saying “time is money”. But what if it isn’t about time at all? 

In this episode, we’ll discuss the obsession with time and why you should be managing your energy instead of your time. Nikki also breaks the myth around multitasking and shares 10 tips to help you break through the tyranny of time.

Highlights:

[01:01] Why we obsess about time
[01:53] Manage your energy instead of your time
[03:20] We all have 24 hours in a day
[04:49] Focus on what you want to create
[05:53] 10 tips to break through the tyranny of time
[10:52] Multi-tasking does not equal productivity

Quotes:

“Being busy and filling every minute of your day does not equate to creating impact.” – Nikki Barua

“Time doesn't matter. It matters only when we're trying to do something that isn't joyful.” – Nikki Barua

“One of the biggest myths is that multitasking increases productivity. Its saps your energy and your focus and actually slows you down.” – Nikki Barua

“Once you choose your top priorities for the day, be sure you know the reasons why those matter.” – Nikki Barua

About Nikki Barua:

Nikki Barua is a digital innovator, serial entrepreneur, author & speaker. Learn more at nikkibarua.com.

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About Monica Marquez:

Monica Marquez is a senior corporate leader, ex-Googler, and diversity expert. Learn more at themonicamarquez.com.

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