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Oct. 18, 2022

Too many details

The mind is plagued with a number of thoughts each day. We think about what to drink, eat, and work. Burned into the pages of my mind are the number of tasks I feel I "must" complete in a given day. But, the prospect of living in 'need' does not app…

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May 26, 2022

anti-burnout quest

I went on an "efficiency quest" this week and studied marketing, branding, and habit-formation books by James Clear, Jonah Berger, and Marty Neumeier. I discovered that the proclivity towards action requires concentrated goal setting.  To thri…

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April 23, 2022

Maybe, maybe, now

The concept of "someday" can be misleading. It garners hope for us, the kind that makes us dream of what we could have...but the idea of could stays in the realm of imagination and not reality.  A mentor once told me that patience is…

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April 22, 2022

Journeyed

In a busy street, we often find our way home by focusing on the path to our chosen destination. The ancillary lights are insignificant when we keep our eyes on the road. At one point, however, we may encounter a surprising collision if we are about …

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April 21, 2022

focused

As time progresses, I realize that people who operate at a high-level focus. They say no frequently to generate deep work. 

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3 Key Points of Book: Creativity is Not linear - But Developing a Practice  Habits - Define what you spend your time on + “Do it amidst the chaos” The only thing we can control is what we spend our days on Pretend You are …

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April 19, 2022

a proclivity to persist

What's better, not doing something because we're tired, or doing something despite the tired? Maybe, it's not that black and white.  Our willingness to persist comes from the outpour of the result we want. Take the same person and put them in …

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April 18, 2022

I'm Writing Daily, now.

There are many reasons why I've decided to write a blog post daily. For one, two of my favorite writers - Austin Kleon and Seth Godin - write every day. They do not think about how "good" they're writing is. Or, whether it will become a New York Tim…

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April 15, 2022

You On Display

Social media can be good. In fact, I believe it can be great. By that, I mean social media has the power to transform and shift people's mindsets about how much they are capable of. But, what I've noticed is that it also highlights the negative/dist…

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April 11, 2022

Don't Quit.

Have you ever wanted to quit something?  do you ever look at the work you've already produced and think, "what if people don't like this and I'm already making a fool of myself?" I'm with you there! There are so many reasons to quit a pursuit…

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