Defining Your Parameters: Scope and Productivity
Having read and listened to a lot about important skills for maximizing time and attention, I’ve had to sift through a lot of material that is, frankly, bullshit. Personal productivity has been made into a career by a huge number of hucksters, and a much smaller number of people actually interested in helping people make stuff, and like just about anything else, so much of it is in the...
Kai's Blog (@kaisdavis): Remember to Start Simple →
kaisdavis: At the start of everyday, I open my text editor and start to fill out my daily practice sheet. During the day, I come back to the sheet to reminder myself of what I want to focus on. The daily practice lets me be aware of where I’m spending my time, what gives me joy, and what my priorities are….
You’ve incurred expectational debt. I literally just made that up and its...– Merlin Mann, Back to Work #6
I wish I could be ruthless and churn out rubbish but I can’t– a little bit of something - not shit web design. Dan’s website is great. (via kaisdavis)
That “zero?” It’s not how many messages are in your inbox–it’s how much of your...– Merlin Mann - InboxZero.com
I even shot my first birdie on a par 5 which consisted of 3 140 yard 8-iron...– The Dan Plan
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Every day somebody’s born who’s going to send you a crappy e-mail in...– Merlin Mann
Imagination is for people who can’t afford blow jobs.– The Reverend Scott Crawford
I’ve never had a client hire me for the tools I use.– Noah Stokes, On Tools and Clients