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.)
Shame Isn’t a Signal to Cram More Into Your Schedule Why aren’t I working on this project? Why aren’t I doing more writing, getting up earlier, chipping away at this backlog of work that I know is essential? I don’t really know. But I do know that I’m ashamed of it. I’m carrying around a […]
SeedCode’s KC Embrey has been getting more blogging done recently and told me about how he’s found time for his creative work. Like many of us, KC’s work is a mix of reactive stuff (supporting customers, squashing bugs) and proactive work like blogging. He says that he used to keep working at the reactive stuff, working harder […]