The Marination Method: In Defense of Procrastination - a metaphor

The other day I was reading the book, Original: How Non-Conformists Move the World, by Adam Grant. It’s a pretty good time if you have 300 pages to kill. In it, he has a great chapter on procrastination. The short story is that some of the most original ideas and inventions emerged out of procrastination….Continue Reading “The Marination Method: In Defense of Procrastination”

How I Schedule My Life: The Sprint Method - a metaphor

In my last post, I talked a bit about how I organize my day-to-day activities. We also went deeper on the flexible approach I use to decide how much time I have to devote to my passions per week. In this post, I’m going to outline my complete, day-to-day tracking method. I use this method…Continue Reading “How I Schedule my Life: The Sprint Method (part 2)”

How I Schedule My Life: Evaluating Time - a metaphor

Finding time for your passions is a tricky subject. I do a lot of things. Most of these things aren’t really built around the idea of generating income. In fact, most are little niche craft hobbies (I call them artistic endeavors, which may or may not be self-aggrandizing). On top of that, there’s just general interest stuff that…Continue Reading “How I Schedule My Life: Evaluating Time (part 1)”