Deliberate Anti-Productivity

After hustling her way to the pinnacle of the PM world at Instagram and Facebook, venture capitalist Bo Ren learned to go further by taking her foot off the gas

Bo Ren is type A about not being type A. 

She takes time to set intentions for herself, and her career. But rather than More, she’s focused on Enough. And she makes sure to keep Enough front of mind by posting it on the wall in her apartment where she’ll see it every day.

She religiously tracks and prioritizes her commitments in a todo list, but she keeps everything on paper. Taking things manual and analog helps her focus on what’s most important, rather than letting thousands of waiting checkboxes pile up in a list on her phone.

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