Category: personal development

personal development

Kaizen

I like the idea of incremental improvement. See, I used to do this thing.  I would close my eyes, clear my head and boom.  New person.  All the faults of the past vanished, in a flash. Just a perfect, present, thoughtful, honest and all-around kick ass person who did everything the best of his abilities, …

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Organization

I’ve tried a lot of different systems.  The super-detailed, massively delineated GTD system, the no-system, the simplified system, whatever. There’s a million different names.  The problem is they all suffer from the same defect. Yes, getting it all out of your head into someplace you can easily reference it is great. Not constantly checking for …

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Simplicity

I kind of love simplicity.  But simplicity that’s rife with complexity. Like the way we say day and night, which is simple and understandable but at the same time, encompasses such a great deal.  It implies different activities, different feels, different situations.  Night can be terrifying or it can be meditative.  The sky at night …

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Self-Help

the message given is not the message written dissonance abounds I read a lot of self-help books. I know, I know.  My sister-in-law makes fun of me for it as well. The thing is, I don’t necessarily read them because I need help.  I do, but I learned a long time ago that these books …