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Playing a Zero Sum Game

If you read this blog much, you’ll find that I’m usually pretty flexible in my opinions. I’m not one of those “wake-at-3am-to-micromanage-life” types, and while I do believe discipline is important, I’m more a believer in compassion. Take some time off, don’t stress if you don’t reach your goal, give yourself credit for trying – …

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The Maker Schedule Update

A while back I announced an attempt at changing around my schedule. Specifically I was hoping to take advantage of the idea of “Maker Time”, a focused block of time without breaks when I would work on a single project. Towards that end I blocked out four hours five days a week, with the following …

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The Maker-Time Schedule

This would be one of those “public accountability” posts, or maybe just a “notice of an experimental life hack.” As you may remember, a while back I tried out the concept of “Maker Time” – with some fantastic results. I’ve also been trying to come up with a more definitive schedule for myself because my …

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the benefits of scheduling & blowing it off

Yep, I make my own hours. I can choose to work whichever 23 a day I want… – any freelancer or entrepreneur, ever The Freedom to Be Disciplined One of the most useful lifehacks I’ve made in the last year or so was the decision to have a schedule. That may not seem to be …

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Focus Better with Minimalist Tech

Avoiding the Mall of the Mind For today I thought we’d get away from the serious and the dark and the thoughtful and talk a little pragmatica. Specifically, in my own attempts to get off the Gravy Hose of social media, I’ve decided to try a few lifehacks to improve focus, and I thought I’d …

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