I so agree Bere! I don’t understand why people don’t talk about energy-management as much as about time-management.
Another thing to consider when talking about energy is cyclical changes — whether hormonal or climate induced (e.g. SAD). Looking at our energy patterns over the year can really help us plan our commitments…
Oh, Bere, I agree with you — the depth of our connection with our network and audience is so much more important than just the numbers!
At the same time, I guess we all have that silly burning impatience at the beginning of our professional journeys, and it’s great to remind ourselves that everything is a matter of…
I’m happy you liked it, Karin!
Your SBTS blog was one of the first “real” blogs (I mean, from people I kinda know a bit, not from total web-strangers) that caught my attention and claimed a permanent spot in my memory. I’m happy to see your tribe grow! :)
Ivan, this is amazing! Obviously it might be my favorite thing on Medium. The others said it all: creative, generous, damn good, superb, encouraging, hard to find the words… extremely inspiring! Thanks for tagging me. Definitely gonna print this one out and reread it! :)
What a creative and positive way to look at things. I never would have thought of it — I’m a pessimist by nature. You certainly have a gift for finding the bright side. I will try my best to imitate you in that. :-)
Ivan Kokhno, this is one of the most encouraging, creative and generous Medium posts I’ve ever read! And so well written, too! How clever, affirming and community-oriented it is! Thank you for the mention!
One helpful thing Jeff Goins often says when we may lament the size of our audience is “Imagine a group that size…