There’s a quote attributed to Robert Heinlein that goes “In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.” Of course we can become enslaved not only by daily trivia, but by all sorts of distractions big and small.
Is there a difference between staying on top of things and working toward your goals? I’ve come to think that there is. Being in control over all the elements of your life can work synergistically toward your goals or it can distract you from what really matters. For example, there
Hi Everyone! In my last several posts I’ve been throwing out a lot of ideas about task management. I hope the video below helps to clarify all of these posts and lets you see how you might create a task management system that works for you. If you haven’t done
This is the fourth post covering how to organize all of the stuff in your head. For some context, you’ll want to check out the previous three posts: here and here and here. Assuming you’ve been following along – at this point you’ve got all your project and reference lists
In my last post I wrote about how helpful it is to do a brain dump. But what do you do after you’ve got every “to-do” or “to-think-about” or whatever item down on paper? If you’re like me this is 100+ things…just looking at that paper doesn’t actually help you