Excellent (2010) piece by Michael Lopp on writing a book on the side: „Writing is a game of inches. No author I know sits down every morning in their home office and steadily produces three pages a day. I’m sure they’re out there, but these annoyingly efficient and profitable authors aren’t doing this on the… Continue reading Writing a Book on the Side
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:… Continue reading Work as Procrastination
8 Things I Learned From (Un)Organizing a Micro-Conference
In May, I met up with a small group of interesting people to hold a micro-conference on the topic of (un)productivity in a remote library in Wales. In all modesty, we called it the World (Un)Productivity Summit (WUPS). As I’m bad when it comes to doing live blogging or diary entries, I instead decided to… Continue reading 8 Things I Learned From (Un)Organizing a Micro-Conference
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… Continue reading Join me for C.A.K.E.?
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… Continue reading Rewriting GTD