Stop Reading, Start Doing
16 May 2018
You have a goal. You’re reading articles, like this one, on your chosen topic. You’re feeling good, you feel like you’re making progress. There’s one problem; reading is not action. Don’t get me wrong, reading and accumulating knowledge is a necessary step...
Weeknotes #16 - Tired Edition Part Two
13 May 2018
7 May - 13 May 2018 There’s not much to report this week - it’s all a bit hectic and I don’t feel like I’ve achieved all that much. I’ve become the quintessential parental taxi driver. Getting in later from work and...
Weeknotes #15 - Outdoors Edition
06 May 2018
30 April - 6 May 2018 Reading progress I finished both Dearly Devoted Dexter and How to have a good day this week. I’m in two minds about the Dexter books. I do like some aspects of the writing but I’m having...
Weeknotes #14 - Sweet & Spicy Edition
29 Apr 2018
23 Apr - 29 Apr 2018 This week has been a bit of a mixed bag. The first part of the week I was really quite productive before the wheels came off mid-week. I had plans to pull it back on Friday...
27 Apr 2018
How do you become good, or great, at anything? It takes more than just reading something. Thinking is a start. Action is necessary. You need to do. All the time, every day. Daphne Gray-Grant wrote: “Understand that 10,000 hours — alone —...
Weeknotes #13 - BBQ Edition
22 Apr 2018
16 Apr - 22 Apr 2018 First BBQ of the year I didn’t think I’d be writing that headline just yet! It’s mid-April and the sun’s out! We’ve had several days of nice 20+ degree weather. Hard to believe that only a...
Less is more
15 Apr 2018
Remember to conduct yourself in life as if at a banquet. As something being passed around comes to you, reach out your hand and take a moderate helping. Does it pass you by? Don’t stop it. It hasn’t come yet? Don’t burn...
Weeknotes #12 - Holiday Edition
15 Apr 2018
9 Apr - 15 Apr 2018 Another short working week with it still being half-term. I had a couple of days off mid-week to spend some time with my family. We revisited a couple of places that we have annual passes for....
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