To catch good waves you need the right conditions, but you won’t get any waves if you don’t show up.
The misconception about “deep work” is that it always involves an act of creating. If you believe this, you’re missing the point about what your most important work actually is.
A common practice often encouraged in the name of better productivity could be blocking you from getting into the desired flow state. I explain why this practice creates a problem.
Often we think that if we’re feeling stuck in our creativity or productivity, we need to “do more.” And this is not the answer.
Sometimes the best question is not “how much more can I do?” but “what’s the least I can do?”
We’ve all been there. You have a to-do list a mile long and not enough time to get everything done. Here are three things to do that will keep you sane.