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Don't Do Anything To Do More

Published 3 months ago • 1 min read

Howdy, Zack here.

In a world that glorifies the hustle, let’s talk about the power of… nothing. Yeah, you read that right.

Doing nothing might be the most productive thing you can do today.

Here’s the idea: sometimes, the best way to recharge your personal and professional batteries is to step back and embrace the art of stillness. Sleep in one day. Linger under the covers. Take an extra-long, steaming hot shower. Let the water cascade over your shoulders while savoring that steam-filled moment. Step outside and just bask in the sun, sans technology.

Give yourself the gift of not thinking about work or life’s constant pressures. Relax, refresh, and hit that reset button. It’s not about being lazy; it’s about intentional rest. You must carve out this time, or the non-stop go-go-go lifestyle will wear you down, making you less productive in the long run. Take it from me. I know. I've been burnt out and hit the wall enough times to realize there's a better way.

Those who master the art of focused rest often find themselves in a better flow each day. They’re the ones who work hard, yes, but they also know when it’s time to switch off. They understand that the relentless barrage of tasks and notifications isn’t conducive to long-term success or well-being. In a world of interruptions, it's time you interrupted your world. Do nothing.

How can you harness the power of doing nothing?

3 WAYS

  • Intentional Unplugging
    Commit to a day or even just a few hours where you turn everything off. No screens, no schedules, just you in the moment.
  • Quality Time Outside
    Go for a walk, sit in the park, or just stand outside. Feel the elements against your skin and breathe in the world around you.
  • Indulge in Long-Form Relaxation
    Watch a movie from start to finish. Dive into a book. The key is to immerse yourself in something enjoyable without the pressure of productivity.

Just remember:
In the silence of doing nothing, you often find the answers to everything. 😌

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Until next Wednesday, give yourself permission to do absolutely nothing. And watch how it transforms everything.

How We Scale

by Coach Zack Swire 👨‍🚀

Want to change your life for good? In just 3 min each Wednesday, you'll gain the lessons and hard-fought wins that help my clients go from Stuck to Scaling, earning Millions more & becoming Best Places to Work. No AI, just stories from my journey as an entrepreneur, executive coach, and dad of triplets + Jenna brings our key takeaway to life in a simple sketch. Grab a cup of joe and join us!

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