It’s difficult to pin down someone’s success to simply one skill or quality – and, in many cases, to do so would be beside the point. Successful people are often multidimensional individuals, capable of handling various tasks and juggling different projects, often all at the same time.
Success defies shallow descriptions. Success could be a bit of brains, a lot of passion and a tiny stroke of fortune, but that’s just one of the conceivable combinations in a sea of possibilities.
This, however, is for sure: successful people, more often than not, leave behind bodies of work and achievements so impressive that you can’t help but wonder how an individual can accomplish so much in a single lifetime.
Leonardo da Vinci, for instance, structured his daily routine around his unmatched creativity and craving curiosity. Rumour has it that the Italian inventor followed a rather unusual sleeping schedule – more commonly known as the Uberman Cycle nowadays – that consisted of six 20-minute naps taken at roughly four-hour intervals. This schedule not only allowed da Vinci to maintain longer attention spans, but also made him the prolific genius that he was.
Back to present day.
In a world running at an accelerated pace and distractions coming from all directions, leading entrepreneurs and business executives often have to resort to little tricks and hacks to stay ahead of the competition and remain productive, while simultaneously managing to put aside time to spend with friends and family.
Take a tip from productivity guru and author of best-selling book “The 4-Hour Workweek” Tim Ferriss who says that everybody – yes, that includes you too – can shave off valuable time from their mundane daily routines to pursue projects and goals they find much more exciting and enjoyable. Here, at TNW Academy, we are on a quest to help you achieve this too.
So if you often find yourself short of time to complete all the tasks you’ve set for yourself, struggling to respond to all the emails you intended to, or simply hoping to save an hour or two to concentrate on your own priorities, we’ve got a suggestion for you.
Taught by life-long learner, best-selling online instructor and serial entrepreneur Jonathan Levi, the course Become a SpeedDemon: Productivity Tricks to Have More Time takes you through a number of methods and techniques to become more efficient, effective and productive.