An essay on the motivational forces that pull us from and push us toward doing our best work, and how I deal with them

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No matter our job or circumstances, we all have customers, and serving them is our most important and beneficial work

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A run-down of the most impactful books I’ve read so far this year, and what I took away from them

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When life as we knew it turned upside-down, I was fortunate enough to pick up a few helpful pieces of insight along the way

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Morihei Ueshiba and some overlooked truths about personal growth and happiness

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Adapting a simple practice from world-class cyclists can help you achieve more with less effort

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The nature of our work has changed dramatically in the past few decades, but these 4 ideas remain evergreen

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My experience with not charging for things in the creative landscape

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Making a Thing

Why I’ve done away with GTD “contexts” for next actions, and adopted a simple scheduling system instead

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A brief manifesto on being an effective teacher, coach, or consultant

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Mike Sturm

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