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How I reduced my work week from 70 to 10 hours and reclaimed my time

How I reduced my workweek from 70 to 10 hours

Sometimes you end up in a situation where you are literally flooded in your business, overwhelmed by all the work that needs to be done so you can barely see how you will make everything in time. There simply is not enough time to do everything on your to-do list.

A while ago I had to cut down my “work time” from 70 to a maximum of 10 hours a week. Impossible! That was my exact reaction at first. And then I did it anyway. Without compromising on quality and results. 

In this blog post, I share my much enquired after strategy that I used to achieve the impossible and still use today. It is based on all my experience as a project/incident/team/change manager, business manager and as a mom.

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What is prosperity, money and wealth about?

How is it I remember the period in my childhood when we were so poor, we could hardly buy food, as the most wonderful time? The memories of “richer” periods are rather cold: I often felt hollow and was alone in the world, even though we could afford about anything.

It lacked balance, as I was swaying from one side to the other, going further and further away from the balanced centre. It was not until I understood the link between prosperity, money and wealth it all became clear to me on how to have it all at the same time: fulfilment and wealth.

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What does authenticity mean?

Let’s be honest: how many times have you read the word “Authentic” online these days? How often have you been advised to be authentic, breath authentically, live authentically, …

To be perfectly honest with you, I always nodded as if I understood what these articles were about, but had absolutely no clue of what it actually meant. I felt drawn to the word. As soon as I found the etymology of it, it all became very clear: this is my true purpose! Time to offer a more comprehensive definition.

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