business strategy

Identifying your Peak, Trough & Recovery Zones

Identifying your Peak, Trough & Recovery Zones

Jerry Seinfeld talked about the morning guy hating the night guy.

Are you an early-bird or a night-owl?

The research finds that most of us are neither. But we do have biorhythms throughout the day that rotate through three primary cycles- Peak, Trough and Recovery.

But how does understanding these three primary cycles help us plan our business day?

The Sawyer Effect

The Sawyer Effect

In Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom faces the dreary task of whitewashing his Aunt’s fence. Bored with the thought of ‘work’ he promotes the opportunity as ‘play’ to his friends managing to enlist a willing workforce to replace him.

The key motivational principle that Twain highlights here is that work is behaviour we are obliged to do, whereas play is behaviour one chooses to do.

Read on to learn how to implement “The Sawyer Effect”…