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201 GREAT IDEAS for Your SMALL BUSINESS, Third Edition by Jane Applegate

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GREAT 164 IDEA: Spend an Hour a Day Thinking

Too many entrepreneurs lose track of what's important because they are mired in the muck of mundane tasks and to-do's. At the end of the day, you feel like you have been pecked to death by chickens and wonder what you accomplished.

No matter how busy you are, please give yourself permission to spend one hour each day thinking, not doing. I promise you will make better decisions and avoid making serious mistakes.

Devoting one hour a day to thinking or meditating can improve the quality of your life. If you can't sit still, take a walk. Try dividing your thinking time into three 20-minute segments.

Start with a walk in the morning, with or without a dog. I start my day with a series of stretches and ...

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