5 Reasons Why You Need To Take More Time Off

Successful entrepreneurs are typically go-getters, but too much go-getting can cost you everything you're supposed to be working for.

This week, I'm giving you 5 reasons why taking time off can not only help you realize your dreams, but also give you the time to enjoy them.

Spiritual Foundations

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

Proverbs 21:5 (ESV)

In this week's Spiritual Foundations, I'll be breaking down this verse from Proverbs. Specifically, what it means to be hasty.

Tip Of The Week

This week's tip: Go shopping for Apps (that you've already paid for). Think about the apps that you've purchased that haven't made it through your various phone migrations. There's a good chance some of those apps have evolved over the years and may be even more useful than when you originally purchased them. Android or IOS, it doesn't matter. Check your purchased history wherever you get your apps and do some “shopping”.

Feature Presentation

Here are 5 reasons you need to take more off. If you want to dive deeper into each one, click above to listen to this week's episode, or check out the transcript below.

1. Being diligent is not necessarily about hustle.
2. Busy does not equal productive.
3. Productivity is single measure – not a recipe.
4. Sprints are unsustainable.
5. Music only works because of the space between the notes – called RESTS.

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Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at RayEdwards.com.