How To Get Out Of Your Non-Productive Rut

It’s 5 AM. I have to catch a flight in an hour. I’m tired, groggy, and I’m about to work a lot of hours over the next few days. I think to myself, “why am I here?” I want to make a difference in kids’ lives. I want to make this planet a better place. […]

How To Get It Done When It Feels Like “Someday, Maybe”

David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” method calls this the “Someday Maybe” list. The Agile framework refers to this as the “Icebox.” It doesn’t really matter what you call it, as long as you’ve gone one. It’s a list that has all of those projects you know you need to do at some point but either aren’t […]

Finally: The Source of Motivation Explained

It’s like a shower. It’s like brushing your teeth. It’s like your morning coffee. You’ve gotta do it every day for it to work. If you wait for motivation to strike, you’re going to be out of luck for a long time. The real-world lesson here is that it’s up to you to understand what […]