Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Finding a balance in my life has been an ongoing lesson for me for some time now. In fact, I'm pretty sure this will be a life-long journey. As a natural "workaholic," I have to remind myself to slow down and take time for me on a regular basis. Work/life balance. All of this said, I'm always looking for tips and ideas to help me along. Grace Bonney runs Design*Sponge (a great design blog) and hosts After the Jump (a super informative podcast for makers). In one of her recent episodes, she breaks down ten tips for being a more happy and productive business owner and person. Most of these we already know, but the reminder is crucial. So, here they are...wise words to live by: 1 - Collaborate 2 - Build a support system 3 - Time off is not a luxury, it's a necessity 4 - Stay inspired...go back to the well 5 - Trust your gut and feelings 6 - Be inspired by your competition 7 - Always be learning 8 - Ask for and accept help 9 - SLEEP 10 - Do a brain dump at the end of every day Check out the full episode for all the details.