Orthogonal · August 23, 2018

107: Ten Pounds of Work In A Five Pound Bag

Andrew wonders how Brett randomly writes a book. Brett explains that being proactive is the key to, well everything. Also, how do you when you are doing "enough" work?

  • It's really common to be on your back foot (being reactive)
  • Being NOT on your back foot is definitely superior (being proactive)
  • But it isn't always that simple...
  • It's more simple than you think
  • We've said it before, we'll say it again: GETTING THINGS DONE
  • Goals versus desire - learn the difference
  • We all need to give ourselves a little more grace
  • You can always do more, but at some point are you just beating yourself up for no reason?
  • Being self-employed means you have no built-in metric for "enough"


"Self-motivation is a bit like being chased by a lion" -Brett


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