My Goals for 2016 — Reworking My Business Model

Happy New Year. I hope you’ve recovered from the weekend and are feeling back into the swing of things. Are you ready for 2016? I know I am. I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to accomplish this year.

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Grading My 2015 Goals — I Passed Thanks To The Curve

Happy Holidays. It’s become tradition for my last post of the year to review the goals I set at the start of the year and I see no reason to break tradition today.

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How To Make Creativity and Productivity Play Well Together

Creativity and productivity seem at odds and at a fundamental level they are. Each has its own goal. Productivity is interested with the most quantity in the least amount of time and creativity is interested in the quality of the work above all else with little thought to time.

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Why Your Creativity Insists You Break Out Of Your Routines

Routines can help you be more productive by automating certain decision-making processes. They take something you always do the same way and hand it off to your subconscious, similar to how you might hand off work to a machine or software. They allow your conscious mind to focus on more important decisions. Why would you want to break them?

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Be More Productive Using Routines as Automation

Can you automate yourself? It seems like an odd question to ask. We automate things that are repetitive. We let machines or software assemble products and complete tasks because they can do it quicker and with less errors.

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