If not now, then when? Perhaps more importantly, why then and not now? I’ve been thinking about those two questions a lot lately. I feel like most of the time answers to the second question are just a weak excuse. Someday isn’t better than today, often that someday is never. The problem is worse for […]
Want Better Results for 2010? Commit to Fewer Things
My new motto for 2010, inspired by Cal’s similar suggestion, is to work hard, but commit to less. To be fair, it isn’t a new motto. I’ve been running with this one for the latter half of 2009, so it isn’t exactly a resolution, but an affirmation of what I’ve already been doing. However, even […]
Is More Commitment Always a Good Thing?
Last week I wrote two articles about measuring and building your persistence levels. I started on the idea that your level of persistence is your ability to keep going without any positive feedback. Ideally, your persistence would be unlimited, and you wouldn’t quit, even in the face of a complete lack of reinforcement. While more […]