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Unhappy at work? Ask yourself these 4 questions.

You know the feeling. 

Dreading every minute of your commute into the office. 

Counting down the minutes until Friday at 6 pm. 

Wondering just how you got to this place–and whether you’ll be stuck like this forever. 

While being unhappy at work can feel isolating, you’re actually not alone. Current studies show that 66% of us aren’t engaged with our jobs. 

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The Stoics Were The First To Talk About How To Maximize Your Productivity.

 

Writings from Socrates, Plato, Confucius, Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus and other philosophers remind us to master our time, focus, energy, mindfulness and attention to get things done.

How is stoicism relevant to being productive and getting meaningful work done?

The Stoics focus on two key things:

1) How can we lead a fulfilling and meaningful life?

2) How can we become better human beings?

How to do this today:

Ask yourself as you begin working on something… is this the best use of my time now?

Then, identify your high energy and focus times for you. Plug these items into the appropriate time slots so that you can maximize your time, energy and focus.

“Some things are within our power, while others are not. Within our power are opinion, motivation, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever is of our own doing; not within our power are our body, our property, reputation, office, and, in a word, whatever is not of our own doing.” — Epictetus

Ancient philosophers preach the importance of an action mindset, and against worrying unnecessarily in our pursuit of a better life.


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They were big believers in and practiced many things that build grit and resilience. How can you take a page out of their grit building play book and benefit.


For a comprehensive course on how to use these three highly available optimizing determiners – My new eBook and Video Course on TIME. ENERGY. FOCUS. Can and will aid you in being more mindful.

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This one thing will keep you from getting hired.

This is just one of many things that may keep you from getting that new job!

During my leadership seminars we discuss the hiring process. So that the participants leave with a step by step interview checklist.

I’ve been asked are there any… okay we are done here moments durning an interview. The interview is over because of something they did or didn’t do and you have to say that it we are done here!?

There are many but here is an example of just one.

Read the CEO’s letter or reports.

Jamie Dimon recently published his 2019 Chairman’s Letter. I have read all 52-pages and I’m not even looking for a job at the bank. Speaking to a class of graduate business students at Stanford University, Dimon says you’d be surprised at how many job candidates don’t read the letter which he puts out every year.

Some people walk into your office…and they didn’t bother to read the Chairman’s letter that I wrote, which is 30 or 40 pages long. There are people who say, ‘you know you really should think about doing better digital services, but they don’t know about the ones we do.

The CEOs of publicly-traded companies must publish their insights and forecasts in annual reports. Some, like Dimon, go even further and offer deeper insights into macro-economic events that impact their companies. If you’re a leader, reading Dimon’s letter will make you smarter. If you’re looking for a job at the bank, readings Dimon’s letter will set you apart from the other candidates.

Read every page of a CEO’s letter before a job interview.

Bonus tip! Look at the rest of their website while you are looking for the CEO’s letter.


Eric Herdman Is a Professional Speaker and Author. When companies need orchestrated human optimization solutions for their productivity & leadership problems they contact me for proven, reliable, pragmatic techniques.

This article was written and fueled by: priming my brain with 42 article before writing. Time restricted feeding. Lions mane added to my cold brew coffee. The right environment for this work Starbucks. Binaural Beats playing in my headphones. It’s the right TIME for this work. The right ENERGY cycle and my FOCUS was optimized to be awesome. My new book is all about getting the right things done at the right time. For more info on how to do this to yourself click here