Episode 90. Three kinds of days to achieve 10X results

Nov 17, 2023

Today we explore time management that will help you achieve 10X goals. Specifically, the three kinds of days you should plan out; Focus, Buffer, and Free days.

  1. The Journey of Prioritization: I shared my personal journey of learning to prioritize high-value activities over sheer volume. It’s a shift from survival mode to strategic thinking, and it’s been a game-changer for my business.
  2. The Busyness Paradox: We explored the intriguing phenomenon of people who seem to thrive on busyness, questioning where it comes from and why people are addicted to it.
  3. Three Kinds of Time: We introduced the concept of focus time, buffer days, and free days. Sten shares how he focuses his time on innovating and making his company less dependent on him.
  4. The Power of Deep Work: We discussed the importance of setting aside dedicated time blocks for deep work, free from interruptions. It’s about being intentional and focused to achieve higher-quality results.
  5. The Importance of Rest: We delved into the essential role of rest in our lives, challenging the notion that nonstop work is a badge of honor. Rest is not just about relaxation, it’s about sparking creativity and achieving optimal growth.
  6. Planning for the Future: Sten shared his approach to planning and scheduling tasks for the upcoming year, emphasizing the need to block out time for key priorities and rest.
  7. Idleness: We concluded by highlighting the importance of rest and relaxation, comparing it to the importance of vitamin D for the body. Resting regularly improves the quality of deep work and allows for growth and longevity.

Let’s embrace the three kinds of days we need to build at 10X business. We need to rest, prioritize effectively, and make the most of our time.



To your success,
Sten J. Morgan, CFP®, ChFC®



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