Jenny Blake, Charlie Gilkey, and Tara discuss capacity, time, and avoiding overcommitment.
Do we really have the same 24 hours as Beyoncé? Yes. And no. And… it’s complicated.
There is a never-ending stream of advice about how to make the most of your time. And honestly? Most of it is just bullsh*t. That’s because there is no way to hack yourself or your work to produce more in less time if your emotions are fried, your energy is drained, or you’re dealing with the effects chronic illness.
This conversation—originally broadcast as a Spotify Live—is an unflinching look at what it means to consider our multidimensional capacity in the realms of work and life. You’ll hear from my friends Jenny Blake, author of Free Time, and Charlie Gilkey, author of Start Finishing—and me, too!
Note: the audio quality on this episode is totally listenable—but it’s not our normal podcast quality.
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