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Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
I am usually too busy for this distraction, but now and then I wonder – what is it that makes my most productive days?
And what makes my least?
What ingredients contribute to effectiveness, and if I can figure that out, can I use that to harness my horsepower differently?
And, which elements make me more productive at which things – and is there a discernible difference?
Too many questions –
I need a nap!
Seriously, I know sleep is my most trusted ingredient in productivity in everything I do.
Yet, it is still the element of every day I mess up most often, most consistently.
I know I can outsmart this; I’ve been working on it for several years with, much like my dieting, only marginal success.
More sleep is essential, but what else?
Is my output better on days when I exercise – more, or less, or not at all?
Intuitively I think the exercise helps the productivity in terms of energy, things done, volume – but I’m not as convinced on a qualitative basis because it seems when I go slower, I do better.
Tortoise v. hare, you know.
If I were a researcher, I would probably start some charts and graphs to show how this works best for me and my psyche.
How does it work for you?
I expect this is for most people, as it has been for me, something to talk about and give superficial attention but not for doing something demonstrable about.
I need to think more on this, see how much of a commitment I am prepared to make.
If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light, and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen?
. – Stephen Wright
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. – Charles M. Schulz
VERY EARLY EVERY MORNING
Just to inform you that you have at least one reader out there this morning…. Great “reflections” Mark. Enjoy your day!, TL, Calgary, AB
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