No matter how much you can charge per hour, $1000 or $10, your time is precious. It’s the one resource you will pine for most at the end of your life. Money, houses, or stuff won’t be what you want, no—it's more time. Don’t just spend it well; invest it wisely. Consider your hours thoughtfully. … Continue reading Do you know how valuable your time is?
The key to accomplishing big goals is making tiny ones. Big goals are overwhelming, distant, intimidating, scary. They freeze us in panic. Like deer caught on the road by headlights, we get paralyzed. But it doesn't need to be that way. You may want to lose fifty pounds, run a marathon, pivot your career, start … Continue reading This is one of the best ways to reach your goals
Sometimes to make creative work, the thing we need most is this. Rest. You’re at your desk, sweating (metaphorically) and pounding away (literally) trying to get a good idea, but the only thing you produce is nothing. “Maybe I just need to work harder,” you might say to yourself. And still, nothing happens. So you … Continue reading One of the best things you can do to create
Uninterrupted time is the fodder for creativity. As yeast is to bread, solitude is to the creative process—essential. Without the quiet moments and lingering stillness, words that move us wouldn’t be as moving, paintings that stir us wouldn’t be as stirring, inventions that help us wouldn’t be as helpful. Creation best happens in the quiet … Continue reading This is what you need to create