Visual Pathways – Interview with author Michael Kribus

The author of Visual Pathways explains this new productivity system.

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

This post is written by Jaclyn Schiff of The Schiff Report. Unless your workday includes multiple references to deadlines, leads and sources, you probably don’t think of yourself as a beat reporter. But maybe you should. Beat reporters focus on covering a specific issue or particular sector over time. News directors say that beat reporting… Read more

Whenever I find myself in a creative funk, I have a list of web sites that I can visit that instantly give me a shot of inspiration. I try to visit most of them everyday, and have found that merely studying these great sites on a consistent basis has expanded my own capacity for being… Read more

I’d like to take this opportunity to ask you guys what your organizational setup is. How do you get stuff done? Are you into paper or digital tools, or both? A disciple of GTD? Or do you have your own home-brewed setup? Basically, just describe your organizational flow in the comments below. I’m curious to… Read more

“If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.”- Lane Kirkland Everyone knows the business norms: work from 9-5, sit in a cubicle, drink bad coffee, and complain about the boss. Fortunately, as freelancers we don’t have to deal with these any more. But unfortunately, we’ve… Read more

Just wanted to take a short post on some happenings. First off, Guy Kawaski notified me that LifeDev has been added to the lifehacks.alltop.com page.  Very, very cool. You can also find many of the LifeRemix cronies taking part as well. If you haven’t checked out AllTop, a PopUrls on crack, if you will, take… Read more

photo credit: Thomas Hawk Running is one of those things that you don’t miss until you try it again after a long hiatus. I’ve recently been reminded of this as I just starting to get back into running myself. I’ve been a runner for the past 13 years, about 9 of those competitively. I’ve run… Read more

Update: Comments have unknowingly been broken around here for the past couple days, but it looks like we’ve got ’em working again! Sorry for the inconvenience… comment at will! In last week’s post about making our workdays more relaxed, I made the statement that Saturday is a great day to work. After letting that remark… Read more

photo credit: elle_rigby This post was helped along by tips from amazing (and punctual) designer Grace Smith of PostScript 5. I’ve struggled over the years as a freelancer trying to find the best way to gauge a deadline. It’s safe to say that creating an attainable deadline is more than just picking a date. There… Read more

photo credit: The Rocketeer Whenever I think of rejection, I associate it with Mr. Sweaty-Nervous guy asking out Ms. Popular and getting laughed at. But rejection comes in many forms, and isn’t just limited to the stereotypical snubbed prom invitation. You can be rejected in other areas like work, friendship, and even rejection of ideas.… Read more

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