The problem with outcomes is that we don’t always know where they come from.
The desire for an outcome, I mean. Where does that desire originate?
We think we want a particular outcome, but sometimes, we find that the goal we’ve set isn’t really what matters at all.
Maybe we’re after something deeper, something different, some feeling we think the goal will give us.
There… Continue reading
Back to the Productivity Dictionary
a. An action is a task or item to do, a thing that is accomplished by effort, by expending energy.
b. It’s discrete, at least to some degree, and particular, meaning that it can be done by itself, free from dependencies, and within a limited amount of time.
c. Actions that take longer than a few hours should seen and understood… Continue reading
There is a difference between striving for excellence and striving for perfection. The first is attainable, gratifying, and healthy. The second is unattainable, frustrating, and neurotic. It is also a terrible waste of time.
– Edwin Bliss
Imperfect progress realized is better than perfection imagined.
A perfectly imagined work of art is useless until it exists outside of your head. And outside of your head it won’t be… Continue reading