I spoke to my manager the other day about my performance. One metric is the amount of meetings booked for Sales Directors. My role aims
Peaks are a byproduct of working through the valleys.
We brush our teeth everyday, no motivation required. Building a habit is similar. As much as we want motivation to lead us, the better partner is routine.
I’ve struggled with purpose, spent the last 2 years looking for mine, but never found it. The one true purpose is a myth. It’s not found, it’s built. Instead of looking for purpose, start by creating a 50 item bucket list and start building.
The first time I tried the 50 bucket list exercise, I was stumped. I stared at a list that never grew. If you’re in the same boat, here’s a tip and 25 prompts to get you going.
While traveling the past couple weeks, I found routines aren’t so bad after all.
Having a specific headline and writing in parts changed how I wrote.
We cannot run away from the discomfort, in whatever practice we choose. The friction and feedback we receive is important in growth.
My biggest takeaway from Ship30’s program and what I plan to do next.
The Ship30for30 program is entering the final days. Here’s my thoughts and notes on the final live sessions 7 and 8.
My notes from Ship30’s Live Sessions 5 and 6.
Ship30 week 2 review and thoughts.
Wrapping up the first two weeks of the Ship30for30 program. Here’s my breakdown so far.
Not a typical article. A walkthrough of my decision to join Ship30for30 and my goals for this 30 day writing program.
Arriving at my goal to write for one year, I found myself asking “what now?”
I answered, “be curious.”
The trick is understanding that progress is built with commitment and time. We may be saying “yes” too often in a year, chasing the new thing, leading to overestimation. But by balancing with “no”, we may be able to accomplish more than we think.
Does your life feel unbalanced? Mine does too. So I came up with a simple matrix to visualize balance based on pleasure, income, mental, and physical activities to help find what’s missing.
Failing is when an expectation has yet to occur. We attach the negativity ourselves.
I’ve been avoiding reality. It’s time to pull off the bandaid.
Create a satisfaction loop by being specific, feeling progress, and accepting reality.