The importance of doing nothing

When was the last time you did absolutely nothing? No email. No writing. No work.

Perhaps the idea of “nothing” leaves you feeling uncomfortable. You may equate doing nothing with being irresponsible and negligent in some fashion, especially when it comes to your business.

Being busy has become the new norm and as a result has reached epidemic proportions. Ask anyone what they’ve been up to and no doubt they’ll tell you “I’ve been busy.”

While being busy may provide an adrenalin boost and a sense of importance (and dare I say worth), it also comes with a downside. It causes you to disconnect … from your work, your loved ones and yourself. That type of detachment is your one-way ticket to burnout.

As you know, I’m against burnout. So let’s change that for you.

In this video, you’ll see how important (and productive) doing nothing can actually be. And how it can lead you toward reconnecting with what matters most, in business and life.

Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is to take a break.