Episode 17: Can Doing Less Really Help You Achieve More? Mike interviews Kate about her new direction.
written by Kate Northrup on January 10, 2017
To celebrate the upcoming launch of The Do Less Experiment on January 19th, today we’ll be opening a conversation around our culture’s obsession with doing more, and “hustling.” Find out why it’s really about finding the value in other things rather than just being busy!
In this Episode
Work done just one time can have a ripple effect and will keep helping others [1:59]
Kate has never felt like she’s been doing “her thing”, until now…[2:45]
If you’re really doing your work, it will be worth being shared [10:00]
Your worth shouldn’t be tied into what you produce and the amount of hours you work [12:40]
We’ve been unbalanced, and only concentrating on the virtues of the masculine energy [14:30]
Sometimes you need to hear something many, many times before you finally get it [19:23]
The times when Mike’s had to tell himself not to pick up the phone [27:38]
We’re in “life training” and can’t just jump into something without easing in first [28:30]
The experiment is really about pleasure and enjoyment, and not beating yourself into submission [31:30]
Where would you want to go if you took a complete year not to work? [33:30]
We have to find the rest in the reality we’re in [36:35]