I’ve been reading a lot lately.
A few weeks ago I finished The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone, which is a game changer.
None of those were as easy to speed through, as I felt like I needed to slowly digest those in order to really get what iI needed to get out of them. Then I remembered a book I had come across a while back, called So Good They Can’t Ignore You, by Cal Newport. I had been following Cal’s blog Study Hacks for a few years now, and remembered he had written this book. I had just never read it before.
This week my wife and kids were out of town for a cousin’s wedding. This left me with the choice to be a lazy ass, a workaholic, or somewhere in between. I chose the workaholic route. While I normally spend about 60 hours a week at the office, in the last week I’ve spent over 90. I was able to finally work on some projects I haven’t had time for, and start thinking about future projects as well. But something happened this week, something amazing.
I realized that I was doing it all wrong.
The topic of creativity has come up a lot in my reading, both in books and online, and in some of the podcasts I frequently listen to. Here’s some thoughts on the subject: