Tony Schwartz, founder and CEO of The Energy Project, says that managing energy is the most fundamental – and important – human behavior.
Do you work compulsively? Do you feel physically run down or have a hard time finding a stopping point at work?
Then you may be what’s called a “work martyr” – and you are not alone.
You might be a workaholic if you’re watching this from the office while answering emails, eating breakfast, writing a report and listening to a conference call.
Research on naps, meditation, nature walks and the habits of exceptional artists and athletes reveals how mental breaks increase productivity, replenish attention, solidify memories and encourage creativity.
“You can get it done on time, you can get the features you want, or you can get it at the price you planned on paying, but you can’t achieve all three simultaneously.”