Guest Post: 3 Productivity Mistakes ALL Entrepreneurs Tend to Make…


I’m really excited to share this with you, because I’ve recently partnered with Dragos Roua: the entrepreneur, author, and ultra marathoner who is inspirational to say the least.  When it comes to productivity, Dragos knows a thing or two. So, I’m excited to share some of my own productivity tips (and we have more tricks up our sleeve in the coming week).

But for starters, this is how our initial blog post begins:

Did you know that Arianna Huffington once broke her cheekbone because she was so exhausted and burnt-out from the “hustle”?

It’s true.

Back in 2007, she was sat at home on the phone, when all of a sudden she collapsed. When she woke up, she lay in a pool of her own blood, and had what she would later discover, a broken cheekbone.

After plenty of tests, the doctors returned with her diagnosis. It wasn’t cancer. It wasn’t a disease. The only person at fault was Arianna. She was, of course, exhausted.

She later described this terrifying period as the “wake up call that changed my life.”

Back then, Arianna worked 18-hour days. She burned both ends of the candle. She juggled this with family-life. She hustled like all good entrepreneurs do.

After all, The Huffington Post was one of the fastest online publications in the world, and Arianna was one of the planet’s most sought after…