Freedom is not the absence of commitments., but the ability to choose – and commit myself to – what is best for me.
DayBack’s John Sindelar joins Josh Freeman to talk about time, calendars, and working from home. You have to be selfish to get your work done. Artists know this. If you have a doctor’s appointment and someone calls and asks for 5 minutes of your time, you’re fine saying, “I can’t: I have a doctor’s appointment.” […]
White space is good for calendars, not just graphic design. (Blank space on your calendar is your schedule’s shock-absorber.)
It can be hard to get started, even when you’ve blocked out time to work. Get a rolling start by reading through your last few pages of work to remind you what was engaging you then. And be sure you’re setting an end-time for your work. This means you won’t stop when you don’t like […]
Calendars tell stories about our future–both where we need to be at 8:30 tomorrow morning, and what we should be working on over the next year. And they tell stories about our past: how we got here and what we intended to be working on. We’ve put together a series of timelines about the 2020 […]