First, let me just say: I am not one of those people who was born knowing how to get stuff done. In fact, one of my most popular early posts on this blog was "The Complete Flake's Guide to Getting Things Done." I was a daydreaming kid, and I'm a daydreaming adult. I get distracted easily, and at any given moment, there are about 4,862 … [Read more...] about The 3 Secret Enemies of Getting your Best Work Done
Today is Labor Day in the U.S., a day set aside to honor work and workers. So allow me to honor you and the work that you do! I've been pulling all of the pieces together for Growth Club, and it's starting to look really good. I'll be leading a series of workshops on how to find your focus and start making progress again, but Growth Club … [Read more...] about Happy Labor Day!
Just about a year ago, I sold my partnership share of Copyblogger Media to Darrell Vesterfelt. (I'm delighted by the work he's been doing there, by the way.) Then, very shortly after that paperwork was signed, I had the marvelous good fortune to go to Norway to keynote the first Slow Business Adventure. Hanging out with some of the attendees, … [Read more...] about Moving through Burnout and Other Causes of Fuzzy Brain
How are you doing? (No, really. How are you doing?) When I wrote about COVID back in March, I knew it would be tough. I didn't know it was going to be this tough. Lately I've been thinking about what makes the difference between productive times and unproductive times, especially when the outside world makes everything ten times harder … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Move Forward when the World Makes No Sense