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On routines… yet again!

I’ve written about routines countless times and I think it all led up to 2020, “the year when earth quarantined itself.” (That’s one heck of a dramatic headline, no?) I’ll be honest, I would be in a hospital for mental treatment if it weren’t for the habits and routines I’d invested so much time to […]

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I don’t have the time to…

Write. Work on your side hustle. Read. Exercise. Or any other activity that directly contributes to your growth as a person, professional or an entrepreneur. I’ve heard it all. Everyone wants to do the hard stuff but nobody has the time to do. Here’s a secret that everyone knows — make the time to do […]

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Writing while traveling

The past 5-8 years, almost all my travels have been for work. Yes, there were exceptions and they were all unremarkable. I don’t count them anymore. My family wouldn’t let me. For a good reason, of course! One my struggles during travel these days is to stick with my writing schedule — primarily because I […]

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What do you want your days to look like?

If each of us were to “begin with the end in mind,” I think that’s the second most important question to ask. After “what’s the legacy I want to leave behind?” Austin Kleon (from whom I stole the title) nailed it when he said: “What do you want your days to look like?” forces you […]

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Getting back to my old schedule and feeling great… once again!

So, I decided last night to sleep in a little early (though I failed, couldn’t sleep before 11) and wake up between 3:30 and 4 am, just like the old times to read, reflect and journal. I woke up at 3:50 a.m., made myself a hot cup of coffee and read for the a solid […]

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How to “bookend” your day

Just finished rereading Dan Pink’s new book When! It’s so darn good! Probably the second only book I wouldn’t mind rereading in the years to come… the first one was The Power of Full Engagement. (Tony Schwartz’s book “The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working” is a great read too!) Here’s an excerpt worth reading (and […]