Productivity | Art | Habits | Music | Walking | Writing

Getting to Deeper Work

“In an age of network tools… knowledge workers increasingly replace deep work with the shallow alternative—constantly sending and receiving e-mail messages like human network routers, with frequent breaks for quick hits of distraction. Larger efforts that would be well served by deep thinking, such as forming a new business strategy or writing an important grant…

Culture | Personal Growth | Writing

Life As You See It

“Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music—the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.” – Henry Miller “The quality of life is in proportion, always, to the capacity for delight. The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.”…

Habits | Writing

Move Out on Faith

“Stay away from people who are world-weary and belittle your ambitions. Unfortunately, this is most of the world. But they hold on to the past, and you want to live in the future.” – Sam Altman, Idea Generation Sam Altman is an entrepreneur and 35 years old at the time I write this, so I…