There’s one difference between creative people who finish creative projects and those who don’t. People who finish understand that the creative process isn’t linear. Throughout our lives, we’re conditioned to take a linear approach. The…

The biggest cause of information overload for most people is a lack of organization. Even though your brain is not a hard drive, people treat it like one. Between a dozen inboxes, notifications, and text…

I have a confession. Despite the fact that I write about and even teach workshops on how to get better at it, I suck at managing my attention. It’s led to poor grades, being fired…

Every day you make thousands of choices about how you are going to spend the most precious resources you have. This is something that may seem simple to you, but it isn’t. If we knew…

Today we live in a world where a person can go from idea to execution faster than ever. This creates an unrealistic expectation that they’ll be successful just as fast.It might take a day to…

Knowledge work is not an assembly line, and extracting value from information is an activity that’s often at odds with busyness, not supported by it. – Cal Newport, Deep WorkIt’s time for us to get…

For the average person, their consumption habits aren’t deliberate, their digital environment is on default, and there are a thousand things competing for their attention. Prolific creators, on the other hand, have gone out of…

When you start working on an ambitious goal like writing a book, starting a blog, or building a company, or even picking up a new hobby, to stay motivated to accomplish any goal can feel…

Ultimately, every idea is associated with a project, whether personal (a birthday part you are planning) or professional (a new product launch), every project revolves around ideas that you want to push into action- Scott…

[yikes-mailchimp form=”1″ title=”1″ description=”1″]Everything in life has an opportunity cost. The opportunity cost of distraction is time, energy, and effort that would otherwise be spent on activities that have that potential to change your life…