182: How Unplugging from Work Will Boost Your Productivity | Tanya Dalton
July 21, 2020   |   Episode #:

182: How Unplugging from Work Will Boost Your Productivity

In This Episode:

Unplug from your job and do it often. There’s this misconception in the workforce that busier is better, and it’s simply not true. By unplugging from work, you’ll become way more productive! The truth is, you’re so much more than a worker bee. You have so much value to add to other people’s lives, which you can only give if you aren’t overworked, burnt out, and always plugged in. In this episode, I’m exploring why it’s critical for you to regularly unplug from work. I talk about the importance of taking breaks, vacations, and time away from your job, plus how doing so can produce better, higher-quality work in less time. I also share a few momentum builders to help you unplug from work mode.

Show Transcript:

The Big Idea

Busy and productive are not the same thing.

Questions I Answer

  • How can I increase my productivity?
  • What can I do to stop feeling burned out?
  • What are the symptoms of burnout?
  • What does productivity mean?

Actions to Take

  • Choose two days this week to do the ‘no-peeking’ policy after work hours. Take time to really unplug and make a conscious effort to notice its difference in your productivity.
  • Pick up a copy of my book, The Joy of Missing Out, to hear more about my thoughts on being “busy.”

Key Topics in the Show

  • Symptoms of burnout and how to prevent it

  • How to carve out space in your day to take breaks

  • Focusing on being happy, healthy and productive instead of busy

  • Tuning out of work mode regularly for a renewed sense of energy, motivation, and creativity

Resources and Links

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Tanya Dalton is a woman who loves to speak. She is considered a top female keynote speaker. She loves meeting with audiences and sharing strategies and tips on time management, productivity, finding balance and being more productive.

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