Work Less and Be More Productive

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I was on a podcast recently. The person interviewing me asked this thought-provoking question: How do you define success?

I thought for a moment and answered: Contentment.

For many years, I felt like my brain was on overdrive. As soon as I reached one goal, I created another one. I was always trying to grab a brass ring that was slightly out of reach. I prioritized productivity and constant stimulation over rest. I was so focused on achievement that I never thought about how to structure the non-work portions of my life.

I meet many advisors following a similar path. They prioritize work over family and productivity over relationships.

The consequences are predictable: high levels of stress and deteriorating relationships with family and friends, leading to a financially robust yet personally unfulfilling life.

There’s a better way.