Do you understand the history of time? Why do we view time the way we do?
We have a problem with time: the majority of people spend it rather than investing it. They don’t view it as their most valuable resource, and they don’t hold it accountable to delivering a return – personally or professionally.
Joe Sanok is going to help us understand why we view time the way that we do. Early in his career he began asking questions: Why work five days a week? Why not four? What would have to happen to make that possible? What could some of the hidden benefits be? Whether you choose to change the number of days you work is not the point of this conversation, but, rather, the point is to get you to challenge the way you currently view your time, how you spend it, and how you invest it.
After hearing this conversation, see if you can identify ONE Thing, such that by doing it, would make investing your time easier or unnecessary. To learn more about the book that inspired this conversation, check out Thursday is the New Friday.
To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/pods.
In this episode, you will learn…
- [03:08] Where Joe came up with the idea for the four-day work week
- [09:18] Why the seven-day week doesn’t make sense
- [10:41] Why people don’t challenge the status quo
- [13:10] Establishing what’s right for you
- [15:28] Bringing structure to the time you’re working
- [22:33] Protecting your time blocks
- [25:50] Honoring your own boundaries
- [30:24] Why time freedom matters
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