I’m a believer in reading. I do it early in my day, I do it late in my day, and I do it often. Just for starters, reading involves serious concentration. Most of the brain is engaged when you’re reading. That means that when you’re reading, you’re actively thinking about what yo…
When you make predictions, you are making assumptions. And when you make assumptions, you are basically guessing. And the more specific the guess, the …
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The world tells you you need to do more, more, more. But there’s a lot of research that says doing less is the key to being more effective; research su…
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Dedicate one hour each day to your craft.Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Writers write. That’s something I observe as a golden principle; you cannot cal…
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We suck at knowing what we want. If you ask most people what they really want out of life, the answer is going to be shaped far more by their perceptio…
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We have this notion of FOMO that pervades and shapes our choices about how we spend every damn cent we have in the attention economy. It spikes wheneve…
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I got an email yesterday from a guy who asked why I didn’t update my blog on the weekends. He said if it was meant to be a daily blog, why should he su…
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