I’m often asked what podcasts I’m listening to; those same people often ask me when I find the time to listen, given my commitments to clients and projects. I sometimes even amaze myself at how much content I’m able to enjoy during a given day, week or month! Here are a few places where I’m sure to be tuning in: on a walk, on a drive (I live in Los Angeles, remember), waiting in line, eating a meal by myself and even, I dare say, getting myself back to sleep in the middle of the night on the rare nights I have trouble sleeping.
Do you remember how slowly time seemed to pass when you were a kid longing to be an adult? Now, in middle age, time seems to be accelerating. Either time is truly moving faster, or our relationship to time undergoes drastic changes as our lives evolve. But what I know without a doubt is that time is precious—for every person, and especially for entrepreneurs.
“We need to take responsibility and ownership of the problems in the world. Whether we had anything to do with their creation, there is no excuse not to take a part in solving them.”
This was a key sentiment at the 5th Annual High Water Women’s investing for Impact Symposium in New York City last month.
With the holidays right around the corner and 2018 business planning underway, it’s easy to push “non essentials” to the back-burner. But in a business landscape that’s more competitive than ever before, true impact leaders invest in themselves so that they can bring those benefits back to their team, partners and the world.