Applying this principle to our daily routines can help us create more space for creativity, relaxation, and overall well-being.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of busyness and urgency, operating on autopilot without conscious thought about how we spend our time, attention, and energy. However, this can lead to a depletion of resources and a lack of true productivity.
Here are five ways you can take control and make more deliberate choices that can significantly boost your productivity and well-being.
THE 15% RULE
Instead of constantly operating at 100% capacity or more, you should aim for about 85%, giving you a 15% buffer.
Olympian Carl Lewis, the nine-time gold medallist sprinter, was known as a “master finisher.” Interestingly for us, he was considered to be a slow starter. In a 100-meter sprint, he was often either last or second to last at the 40-meter mark, but breezed past other competitors by the finish line.
Read the complete Fast Company article BY DONNA MCGEORGE: https://www.fastcompany.com/90962546/how-to-use-the-15-rule-to-maximize-productivity-and-not-wear-yourself-out