All posts filed under ‘(Un)Productivity

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Work as Procrastination

We can define all kinds of things as procrastination: Surfing the web, walking the dog, doing the dishes. How about work? Seldom do we see work as procrastination. But isn’t work often a form of procrastination, preventing us from doing what we actually should be doing? A few things come to mind, in escalating order: […]

Join me for C.A.K.E.?

On our mission to make blogging fun again, Milo McLaughlin and I yesterday launched our first bize-sized online course: The C.A.K.E. Method was developed for blogging warriors, worriers and wannabes and is available now for the ridiculously cheap price of $19. Basically, we will teach you our method to brainstorm new content ideas, put them […]

Rewriting GTD

David Cain discovers “an interesting fact about our to-do items: they often don’t really need to be done at all.” He goes on to explain why a complex system like Getting Things Done can be tough for members of the Idler’s Guild: Procrastinators and other people without a track-record of steady productivity will have trouble […]

Writers Against Writing?

A smart line in an annoying advice piece by marketer Ryan Holiday on (not) becoming a writer: Getting published is easy. Getting anyone to care? Well, that’s the hard part. Truth, of course. Publish yourself or get published by a friend – not a big deal. But who’s gonna read it? Unfortunately, the author’s treatment […]