”Just because you can... doesn't mean you should." I posted this recently in a solo entrepreneur's forum, in a response to the question, "What do you know now, that you wish you'd known when you started?" It's not a lesson specific to business. Most business lessons...
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.
Sleep can elude the restless.
And yep, that would be me.
This is what I do about it.
Well, sometimes I don’t.
It’s not really the night’s fault. And strictly speaking, when I do sleep, I usually don’t sleep badly. I’m just bad at getting to sleep. And going to sleep.
Yeah. I’m one of those people.
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.
Freak and Brilliant can mean many things. Even to me. Here’s what you might be able to expect…discussed rather obliquely, because that’s how I roll…