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Productivity for Misfits, Makers, & Other Creatives

Productivity for Misfits, Makers, & Other Creatives

If you struggle with “productivity”, the problem might not be a lack of time, a lack of discipline, or a lack of access to the “one great productivity hack” that will help you manifest your true potential.

It might be that there is a mismatch between the way you think you should be creating value, and the way you actually create value.

Here is a framework for thinking more productively about productivity: five modes of value creation to help you analyse how YOU create value.

If you saw my speech at the 2017 Vancouver Mini Maker Faire, this is a summary of the basic ideas I presented.

The Elusive Tribe

The Elusive Tribe

Find your tribe.

I used to be in love with the phrase.

“I’ve found my tribe.”

I’ve used that phrase a few times. And when I used it, I believed it.
….

There were times when I thought I’d found a home.

I Am Never, Ever.   Ready.

I Am Never, Ever. Ready.

Almost all the stress, mortification, and regret I’ve ever generated for myself is directly traceable to *not feeling ready*…and delaying action because of it.

And that’s why I’m starting.