As shared by Nicholas Bates
A podcast series worth listening to.
Many of the good writers you enjoy probably aren’t much smarter than you. They’ve just forced themselves through the process of transferring vague feelings into words and the clarity that generates. The takeaway for voracious readers is that you can discover new perspectives and new context by writing yourself.
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.
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.”
Outlines help you write any text
Daily Planning and The YOU Section
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.
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?”
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.