#102: When Less is More

What if doing less actually helped you make more money, be more productive, and get better results for your clients? Even though our tendency is to hustle harder, doing even more often makes little to no difference. In an industry where being busy and exhausted is a badge of honor, this may seem like blasphemy… but it’s true. Listen to today’s episode to learn why you need to test this principle!

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Topics of interest in this episode:

  • Why hustle without flow is not as effective as hustle alone
  • Understanding the Pareto Principle (also known as the 80/20 Rule)
  • Why we’re afraid of doing less and how fear may keep you from testing this principle
  • Case study: my personal experiment in December (and the shocking results)

Previous episodes referenced in this week’s show:

Episode #3: How to Take Back Your Day

 

Episode #8: Why Saying Yes Means Saying No

 

Episode #27: Non-billable Purgatory

 

Episode #94: Going Solo (5 Biggest Mistakes)

 

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My Latest Episodes:

#101: Standing Out in a Crowded Field

 

#100: Word of the Year (and other New Year rituals)

 

#99: Changing Your Habits

 

#98: Bonus Episode – Get Clear on Your Vision

 

Professional Bio

Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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