If you have been with me for some time, you might know that I’m an avid reader. I love to read nonfiction books. I’m not a fast reader, but reading is a hobby of mine. Lately, I have been thinking about why reading is important. Of course, I have reaped a lot of benefits from it, but I tried to pinpoint why exactly reading is important. What is it about reading that makes it such a useful activity? Why are so many great people in history avid readers?
In Deep Work, there is an interesting formula for productivity. Here it is: Work Accomplished = Time Spent x Intensity You can see here that your productivity depends on two factors: time spent and intensity. The more time you spend on a task and the more intense you are, the more you will get done. Let’s now dissect this formula.
My mission at Life Optimizer is helping you reach your full potential. To be able to do that, I need to know your needs. That’s why I have created a short survey. If you could take just a few minutes to fill it out, I’d really appreciate it. Click here to take the survey I’m looking forward to reading your response. Thanks in advance and have a great day!
How do you look at this pandemic situation? Well, there are two ways: positive or negative. Negatively, you might look at this situation as a force that drags you down. It takes you away from your dreams and aspirations. It hinders you from reaching your full potential. Positively, however, you may look at it as an opportunity to become all that you can be. Why? Because now you have the chance to look at things with a new perspective! You are no longer bound by the old routines. Instead, you can explore new possibilities.
How do you make decisions in uncertain times? Given the higher risks of such times, you should know how to make good decisions. It can help you navigate your situation with confidence. Fortunately, there is a good principle that you can follow. While it might not make decision making easy, it could make it simple. You can see the factors at play and see the best action to take.
People in many parts of the world are urged to stay at home these days. Needless to say, it’s a challenging time to live in. We need to cope with both health and economic challenges. But I believe there is an opportunity here that you shouldn’t overlook. With less activity outside, you may have more free time. How you use your free time can make a big difference in the long-term. If you use it only for watching movies or playing games, you might not get much long-term value from it. But if you use it to upgrade yourself, you will reap the benefits.