How to get things done

Even when you don't feel like it

March 18, 2024

The other day, I came across a great set of principles for tackling procrastination. Credit where credit is due: this list came from the great Colby Kultgen

  1. Start small. Like reeaaally small. Do 1 push-up. Write 1 line of code. Meditate for 1 minute. Make the barrier to start so low, that you would feel stupid for not . . .

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Initial thoughts on book summary services

Think of it like "cliff notes" for personal knowledge.

December 08, 2023

As a productivity enthusiast, I'm always on the lookout for newer and faster ways to acquire meaningful information. I mean c'mon. Who wouldn't want to instantly gain knowledge ala Neo from The Matrix, right?

Recently I've been looking into a few tools specializing in "book summaries". Each service has . . .

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The Purpose of Productivity

October 11, 2023

I'm currently reading the book "Productivity for how you're wired" by Ellen Faye. I'll share more thoughts about it in a future post but in the meantime, I couldn't resist sharing this gem:

The purpose of improving our productivity isn't just to get more done. The purpose is to create a better life . . .

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Cybersecurity and productivity

July 27, 2023

I came across a nifty quote by Pete Zerger while watching one of his LinkedIn Learning courses. This one really resonated with me:

Focus on security and productivity. Ensure that security enables productivity as well as reducing risk. If it hampers productivity or increases risk, reconsider.

I know at first . . .

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My productivity bookshelf

July 19, 2023

Every now and then, folks ask me for book recommendations related to productivity. It's a great question, but something that's surprisingly difficult for me to answer. Why? Because everyone has different preferences, styles, and workflows. So what resonates with me won't necessarily work for someone else.

That said, if I . . .

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The true purpose of productivity

June 03, 2023

...productivity is not about getting more things done; it's about getting the right things done. It's about starting each day with clarity and ending with a sense of satisfaction, accomplishment, and energy to spare.

I love this quote by noted author and productivity enthusiast Michael Hyatt. It resonates with me . . .

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