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How To Eliminate Distractions And Get Into The Zone

How to Eliminate Distractions and Get into the Zone It’s really hard to be productive these days. We are constantly experiencing distractions throughout our day, which makes getting into the zone seem nearly impossible. If it’s not one thing it’s … Continue reading

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The Hundred Ruble Fallacy

Better a hundred friends than a hundred rubles — Russian Proverb How do you respond on hearing this? Perhaps you accept it as obvious, perhaps you see it as profound. In my view, it represents flawed thinking. You may as … Continue reading

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What Willpower Won’t Do

Happy New Year! When I checked my weight this morning, the scale reported 153.8 pounds. For my height of 5’9″, this maps to a body mass index of 22.7 — perfect according to even my fussy primary care doctor. Even better, … Continue reading

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Rework

I think asking better questions is the third most useful thing you can do. Answering them is second, acting on the answers is first. Acting on ideas is on me and I don’t expect a book to do that. If … Continue reading

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Persistence

The time had come–the time to take charge of my weight, my health and my life. This was five years ago, October 2011, and I weighed about ten pounds less than I had a year earlier. Ten pounds is progress, … Continue reading

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Why I Use Twitter

If you will permit an obscure StarTrek reference, Twitter has been the self-sealing stem bolt of social media apps–it seems like it should be useful but I didn’t really know what for. Now, perhaps, I have clue. Some of this … Continue reading

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Rosalind Winton’s Link From The Past

My project to produce a movie from my book Love Is Never Past Tense led me to Stage 32, an online community of 500,000 creatives. When I started to engage with them, an editor invited me to write a… Source: … Continue reading

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