The thing with fast food is that you can avail it quickly and when more people avail more food quickly, it soon becomes a commodity. And very often, fast food may just fill the stomach without nourishing much.
Apply above to learning. The easy access to information made it a commodity. Information should enhance our understanding knowledge and that take time.
On Learning Slowly – QAspire by Tanmay Vora
Journaling can a daunting task but there is a simple way to make it easier.
A sound advice:
Alan looked at me for what I remember as a very long time. “Just remember,” he said. “Turn every page. Never assume anything. Turn every goddam page.”
The Secrets of Lyndon Johnson’s Archives
Outlines help you write any text
Family advice from Coach Gordo
Optimize your family’s life for the family, do not create a series of “micro lives” for the individuals => schools, activities, geography, holiday time => make it work together.
Few weeks back The One you feed podcat had very good eposode on importance of taking small steps and how being consistent is not about being perfect.
Definately worth listening to.
Essential Concepts: Consistency and Taking Small Steps
The biggest change in thinking, as a new manager, is that your best work is not you doing your best work. Your best work is creating an environment for others to do their best work.
You don’t think about, “Am I moving fast enough?”
Instead, you now contemplate, “Am I removing obstacles so my team can move fast enough?”
The mindset shift of a manager
To make the growth equation work for you
- Pick an area of your life.
- Reflect on where you currently are and where you want to be.
- Think about whether you ought to be in a state of stress—taking on just-manageable challenges—or in a state of rest, recovery, and reflection.
- Align your behavior accordingly.
- Check in every few weeks, just like you would for any other training program, and evaluate your progress.
This Simple Equation Can Change Your Life
Most of us don’t write anymore in that sense. We are so caught up in the “busyness” of doing everyday things that we don’t take a step back to reflect. We don’t think about our lives enough, and that is perhaps one reason why we remain stuck.
The truth is that we have so much on our minds nowadays that we can’t afford not to write (to reflect). It’s not more time we need. Chances are the more things we have on our minds, the less we are doing anything about them.
Keeping a Journal | Dazné
The 80/20 Rule is calculated and determined by your recent effectiveness. Whatever seems like the “highest value” use of your time in any given moment will be dependent on your previous skills and current opportunities.
When the 80/20 Rule Fails: The Downside of Being Effective
Total efficiency constrains us. We become super invested in maintaining the status quo because that is where we excel. Innovation is a threat. Change is terrifying. Being perfect at something is dangerous if it’s the only thing you can do.
Getting Ahead By Being Inefficient