Zen To Done with Todoist Part 1
15 Apr 2017
Leo Babauta’s Zen To Done (ZTD) is a great little book which teaches you a simple set of habits for getting things done. My trusted system is a combination of Todoist, Bear Writer and my Calendar. Calendars don’t need much explanation. Bear...
30 days of writing
01 Apr 2017
I’m taking part in Marc’s 30 day writing challenge again. This year my goal is to write every day for at least 30 minutes with the aim of publishing something here once a week. I may also manage to publish some brief...
22 Mar 2017
I came across this post a few weeks ago which visually illustrates how little time we have on this planet. As humans, we are notoriously bad at really understanding how long we might have left, especially when we are young. It feels...
28 Feb 2017
Yikes, we’re already at the end of February. That means we’re two months into 2017. 16% of the year is gone. How are those new year resolutions going for you? Time flies if you’re not paying attention. I don’t know about you...
What is Stoicism?
25 Jan 2017
In my previous post, I talked about how the only thing completely within your control is your own mind. It being one of the central tenets of Stoic thinking. But what is Stoicism and why study it and follow its teachings? First,...
Circle of control
12 Jan 2017
If you’ve watched Chuck Lorre shows like the The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men you may have noticed the vanity cards shown at the end (I like to think of them as blogs for the small screen). They’re...
2016 - My year in review
31 Dec 2016
In the wider world, it seems like 2016 has been disastrous in many ways. However, for me, 2016 was really a chance for a redo of 2015 as I’d originally wanted it to be. As it draws to a close it feels...
Thoughts on Productivity
07 Dec 2016
The traditional economic business definition of productivity is a simple equation: Productivity = Output / Input You either need to increase output compared to the input or decrease the input compared to the output. If you produce 5 widgets in one hour...
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