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4 Techniques VC Brad Feld Uses to Build Resilience and Mindfulness in Entrepreneurship energy focus productivity Jul 17, 2020

Originally published in Inc. Magazine.

Like most successful entrepreneurs, working at a high level of intensity came naturally to Brad Feld, co-founder of Techstars and the Foundry...

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Why 'Completion Addiction' Might be Your Biggest Barrier to More Productive Work energy focus productivity May 21, 2020

Originally published in Inc. Magazine.

It's 2 a.m. I'm wide awake. Thoughts about the vendor I need to reply to, the email I forgot to write, and my overflowing inbox spin through my...

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Overwhelmed by Your Inbox? You Might be Experiencing 'Email Apnea' burnout energy focus productivity Mar 27, 2020

Originally published in Inc. Magazine.

Have you ever wondered why, after spending hours on email, you feel tense and tight? Why you feel more anxious than before?  Or why, even when do you...

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Experiencing Death by Meeting? Try This 60-Second Technique to Bring Meetings Back to Life energy productivity Mar 27, 2020

Originally published in Inc. Magazine.

The modern office meeting is broken. We've known this for decades, which is why people say things like "death by meeting," "analysis...

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The Modern Mind is Distracted, Stressed, and Overwhelmed: Here's How to Relax burnout energy mindfulness Feb 24, 2020

Originally published in Inc. Magazine.

We live in a world that seems to have forgotten how to relax.

At work, we rush from one meeting to the next. We use the microscopic gaps in our day to fire...

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Ecstatic Emailing: Turn Your Inbox From Torture to Bliss energy focus productivity Feb 14, 2020

Let’s face it, email sucks.

Each day, I open my inbox to find hundreds of messages waiting for me. Even though I’m a religious unsubscriber, 30% are marketing emails that go straight to...

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Yoga Nidra: Supercharge Your Energy With This Power Nap On Steroids anxiety burnout energy productivity Feb 08, 2020

I have a confession to make.  I struggle almost every day to stay resilient in the face of stress.

I realize the irony in admitting this.  After all, I work in the industry of...

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The Urge to Be Somebody - Why We Suffer at Work anxiety energy personal Jan 31, 2020

Even as I write this post, I am conscious of my desire to be somebody.

I want you, the reader, to see me as intelligent, witty, deep, and impressive.  At the same time, I’m...

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How to Work Like an Olympian With 24-Hour Sprint and Recover Cycles energy focus productivity Jan 17, 2020

Monotony is the enemy of productivity and innovation.  

And yet it’s so easy to slip into the trap of doing the same things, the same way, over and over.   We eat the...

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