There’s nothing better than a distraction from your business to keep you refreshed, revitalised and reinvigorated.
Whether it be a walk surrounded by nature, a trip to the beach, sitting in the audience of a musical performance or watching your favourite sports team, these distractions are a very important part of the downtime you must take as an entrepreneur.
When an adequate amount of downtime is neglected, your mind and your real productivity cannot effectively develop. Efficient amounts of downtime or lack thereof affect the development of the mind and your ability to operate in the following ways:
- It gives us a clear space to affirm our own identity and understand our various behavioural patterns.
- Without conscious downtime, we inhibit personal growth, insight, and creativity.
- Without allowing the subconscious and unconscious mind to evaluate ideas or problems independent of our conscious intervention, we aren’t allowing ourselves a fresh perspective on productivity or creativity – a lot of my ideas come from gardening!
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