The news makes you feel bad, and that kills your productivity. Here’s what to do instead.
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
photo credit: Film Colourist While visiting friends a few weeks ago, I noticed a change that I wasn’t too thrilled about. Technology was beginning to take over their lives. Literally. Over the last six months, technology had changed the way my friends socialized. Before, you could hold a lengthy and meaningful conversation with them without… Read more
Post written by Albert van Zyl from the blog HeadSpace. The lives of great people give us interesting clues about how to organise our days. All of them attached great value to their daily routines. This is because they saw it as being part of ‘becoming who they are’, as Nietzsche puts it. For the… Read more