MBA1850 Q&A Wednesday: How do I pull myself away from my computer?

Anyone can get sucked into the black hole of “never done” — especially when things are going well.

It’s Q&A Wednesday! We’ve got a listener who’s seeing success, but finds themselves ensnared by it. As the business gains momentum and the stakes become higher, this listener feels more and more pressure to stay at work, all the time.

We need to fix that.

Growing your business is not about taking on more and more work. It’s about establishing systems and teams that can support growth — while maintaining your own boundaries. Today, Omar shares how he protects his downtime with zero guilt.

Once you realize that rest makes you a better leader, letting go of the guilt is easy. Click Play!


Stitcher | SoundCloud | Podcast Feed How To Subscribe

Give us a Rating & Review

Today’s Sponsors


Learn how to start your own business online, from scratch — without taking dangerous risks or sinking yourself into debt. This 10-part audio course lays out a complete roadmap for producing your first products and getting your brand off the ground. Get a special extended free trial of Himalaya Learning, an audio education platform with lessons from Tim Ferriss, Malcolm Gladwell, Omar, and more — just go to and use promo code MBA.


Crypto-curious? Cryptocurrency might seem mysterious, but Coinbase believes everyone should be able to get in the door. Coinbase is a trusted, easy-to-use platform to buy, sell, and spend cryptocurrency. It supports the most popular digital currencies on the market, in a way that’s accessible at any experience level. Millions of people in over 100 countries trust Coinbase with their digital assets. Learn more and get $5 in free Bitcoin at

Show Links

The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki