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My Time Freedom Goal: MADFUN

Category : life balance

So, the first question people ask when I tell them I’m shooting for 4-hour work weeks (via the 4 hour work Day) is: “What do I plan to do with that extra time?!”

Of course, the first answer is: “Start other businesses”. The idea is to become a parallel entrepreneur. That can only happen with effective time management.

But there’s more to it than that. If it was work, work, work, even with good time management, life is just no fun. The idea is to lessen work so as to focus on living.

So, what do I want to do other than just expand the revenue opportunities? Have MADFUN. That’s what. What do I mean by that? Here you go:

Music – I am a musician and want to do more of it. If I’m not working, I should be playing, composing, and sharing more music.

Academics – I plan to enroll in a Weekend or Executive MBA program. With my extra time, I should be able to get more education, degrees, and opportunities! There’s no better investment than education.

Dance – I love to dance. It’s great exercise. It’s great social activity. It’s great stress relief. It’s great fun. Why not? So, with the free time, I should be Dancing.

Food – I love to cook. I need to find time to enroll in cooking classes, expand my cooking talents, and cook more.

Uninterrupted Family Time – When not having personal fun, have family fun, and make sure that every day has some Family time.

Networking – If I still have free time and not devoting it to work or any of the above true muses, I should be networking to increase my connections, knowledge, and opportunities. Networking increases opportunities.

So, there you have it. Increase available time, and allocate it to new businesses. When not doing new businesses, have MADFUN. In that way, maintain a proper work-life balance and spend more time with the family as well!

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Comments (1)

Hi! I just found your blog this morning & expect to keep an eye on you as I’m doing my own 4HWW journey. :)

I like the MADFUN thing a lot – it’s inspiring, easy to remember, and should definitely help you maintain focus. Thanks for the idea. Now I have to cook up my own acronym….. :)

Best of luck to you!
~hilarycat

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