…oject (the book which has helped me the most with this because it’s simple and personalizable) that it’s about three ingredients: time, energy and attention. On a typical day, one of those areas is usually lacking. We might have lots of energy but not much time, or plenty of time but no attention. That requires trade offs. Time to restore energy. Attention to compensate for less time. Energy to pay attention. I have systems to ensure I have enough time and attention, so energy is my main bottleneck.
“Focused, productive, successful mornings generate focused, productive, successful days — which inevitably create a successful life — in the same way that unfocused, unproductive, and mediocre mornings generate unfocused, unproductive, and mediocre days, and ultimately a mediocre quality of life,” says Hal Elrod, author of “The Miracle Morning.”