I work a lot. I have a regular job and I am starting a business, Book Worm Laser & Design. Over the past few days I have begun to ask myself if all this work is worth the effort? How long am I going to work like this before I see some sort of payoff? Am I working all these hours for a reason?
What time do you wake up? In a recent blog post from Andy Traub, “Anything that motivates you to get up at 5am is healthy”, he discusses some of the reasons he wakes up early. I don’t get up quite that early, but I am usually up by 5:30a. Since I don’t get to bed until around 12:30a, I have been missing a lot of sleep (although I do sleep until 7:00a or so on the weekends, maybe a little later at times). Am I being productive?
When I wake up at 5:30a, I get ready and go to my normal job. We have a treadmill so I have been known to run on it for 15 – 30 minutes when I first get there. Otherwise, I get started with my business at around 6:15a. [Read more…]