Episode #50: Simplicity & the Power of Doing Less in Business with Josephine Brooks

Today’s guest is planning & productivity mentor, Josephine Brooks. Neither of us buy into the traditional conversation on productivity, and believe that simplicity is better for our work and for us.


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Show Notes

Today’s guest is planning & productivity mentor, Josephine Brooks. Neither of us buy into the traditional conversation on productivity, and believe that simplicity is better for our work and for us. We also talked about how it helps us to take care of our mental health, how we prioritise and reduce overwhelm as entrepreneurs, how we tune out the noise and some specific examples of how we simplify things in our lives and businesses.

“The secret to productivity is doing less” – Josephine Brooks

Some of the things we talked about:

  • Why simplicity matters (especially in the context of anxiety and depression)
  • The problem with the conversation around productivity and doing “more”
  • How to prioritise and focus on what will lead to the most impact
  • How entrepreneurs can reduce overwhelm and learn to tune out the “noise”
  • How we both feel about simplifying things in our lives & businesses

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“Productivity isn't about getting more and more and more done. It's about doing less and focusing on the most impactful tasks and projects – Josephine Brooks

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