#BrainFactMonday โ€“ How Do You Avoid Draining Your Energy?

Posted on 9th January 2023

Did you know that the harder you think, the more oxygen and fuel your brain will use from your blood? ๐—จ๐—ฝ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฌ%!

This is why a strategic thinking session makes you feel more exhausted than a full day of gardening. And this is also why you shouldn't perform vital tasks when your fuel is gone at the end of the day.

Conversely, non-vital tasks that burn too much fuel shouldn't be performed at the beginning of the day.

So here's how you avoid draining your mental energy at work:

1๏ธโƒฃ Remember that ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น

2๏ธโƒฃ Plan your daily activities according to these two factors:

๐Ÿ‘‰ The amount of fuel they require ๐—”๐—ก๐—— their urgency and importanceEstablish your personal criteria to identify what it means "urgent" and "important" for you and stick to that - also share it with your team/family/stakeholders to ensure you're all on the same page when interacting and planning.

Happy (and efficient!) planning!

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