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

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Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash


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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Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

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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Photo by Ann Nekr from Pexels
  • get everything out of your head and onto a list
  • think in terms of next actions


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

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Micro-dosing struggles to build your mental fortitude and self-confidence

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image c/o Pixabay


As a husband, father of 2, full-time worker, and side-hustler, I’ve found a way to devour books despite being crunched for time

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Photo by Elisa Calvet B. on Unsplash


A process to both understand and overcome the feeling of having too much to do but not enough time

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Photo by Daniel Schaffer on Unsplash


There are 2 ways to be self-centered, so be sure your picking the right one

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Photo by kevin laminto on Unsplash

A Tale of Two Selves


This 110 year-old book taught me more in 90 pages than many of the newest big books on the market

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Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

Mike Sturm

Author of “The Wabi-Sabi Way” and “Be, Think, Do”. Subscribe to my newsletter “Woolgathering”: https://goo.gl/UhzUYL.

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