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Monthly Archives: April 2014

I would know failure if I met him on the street. I know exactly what he looks like. Instead of punching him in the face, I think I’d probably give him a high five or something. Because we’re tight like that. I know exactly what it feels like to fail becasue I have never let […]

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You know how the to-do list can define our day’s sometimes? We stare at these tasks sometimes, overwhelmed by them, but we start doing them and then when we finally mark everything off, we do a quick happy dance and feel free! Then we do it all again. I like having a to-do list mostly […]

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“But I can’t leave this part out of the story I write. And there are worse ways to start the first day of the rest of my life.” Nickel Creek, Rest of My Life Maybe everything’s crazy for you right now. Maybe you’re up to you neck in emails and editing. Maybe you’re not getting […]

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Alternate title of this post: More from The Start-Up of You: #slowestreaderever I read books slowly. Some books. Others, I breeze through but most books I read, I read slow. The reasons being 1) I take ALOT of notes because it helps my brain to connect the dots. 2) I like to. So there. 3) […]

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I’ve written about flow a couple of times but I feel that I’m leaving out a vital part. Flow is the state of optimum performance for humans: The feeling of getting lost in your work. It happens to creatives, accountants, snowboarders, weightlifters… all across the board there is a commonality between us and this is […]

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