Read This If You Want To Go Faster

One of the things that makes us efficient with our time is repetition. If we do something for the first time, it’s usually clunky and awkward. After a few practice runs, we get the hang of it, and we become faster at the same motion. This is true if you’re practicing piano, learning to ski, […]

Give This Up And You Can Go After Anything You Want

Getting stuck is normal. Having “writer’s block” is normal. Not seeing the next step or the solution is normal. The hard part isn’t always thinking through the problem. The hard part is usually just starting to move in a direction that’s close. Once you’re moving, it’s harder for others to tell you why it won’t […]

There’s No Secret To Waking Up Motivated–But This Gets Me Close

“Motivation doesn’t last. Neither does a shower.” – Zig Ziglar 2 quick ways to kill motivation? Obligation and guilt. Do it because you care. Do it because you want to. That’s way more powerful. And it turns out, it’s way more sustainable. The only trick is that you’ll need to remind yourself that you care. […]