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How to Read a Book – Book Review

How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren is THE classic text on reading thoughtfully. Is it still worth reading, even though it was last updated in 1972?

Use your schedule to beat procrastination and get the most out of your day.

There are many ways to show social proof. However none of them are important if...

As LifeDev turns 5, I explain why I constantly contradict myself.

I've noticed that I'm constantly looking for ways to create different places. Here's a strategy I use to focus and work on what matters.

Having more ideas isn't a good thing. In fact, it can kill your business if left unchecked.

Being the best at one, tiny thing is the best business plan. So why do we ignore it?

Small tasks can easily steal our focus, keeping us from finishing masterpieces.

Photo by Mr T. in DC Post by Jason D Barr. “It wasn’t that I was able to persevere. I was unable to stop! I just couldn’t give it up. It was just too important. It never entered the realm of possibility. But, I never was sure, really sure, that it was going to work… Read more

During my morning run today I realized that my days were starting to get a little out of hand. Recently I’ve been dipping back into the old habits of unstructuring my day in order to work on whatever idea moved me each day. Photo by jef safi. However, recently I lost a big portion of… Read more

I’ve written a guest post on 16 ways to keep razor sharp focus at Zen Habits. I’ve been struggling a lot with finding focus in my own life recently, and writing this was a way to address my own problems in the area. Here’s the tip that I’ve been finding most helpful recently: Plan the… Read more

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