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Smarter, Faster, Better Notes

duhigg book coverDuhigg on Productivity

I found “The Power of Habit” was immensely useful. When Charles Duhigg therefore announced his next book, I was eager to find out what it was all about.

Smarter, Faster Better, in my opinion, is just as useful. Despite the completeness of these notes, a summary of this book will give you less than 10% the value of it’s unabridged version, for reasons you will see at the end of this post, in the summary review.

Duhigg presents eight components he draws from folks who have learned how to master productivity in the while taking advantage of modern technology. He point out that such advantages can’t be taken for granted, because the technology has actually made a negative impact on overall productivity for too many of us. [Read more…]

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Launching Your Thing Online

One Root is my personal blog. I jump on and off here whenever I get the urge after I got my feet wet blogging about parenting.

Writing about parenting served it’s purpose. I reached the folks I wanted to reach while learning a whole lot about content marketing and distribution.

So much in fact, that I decided that at some point, I was going to turn it into a business–just not in the same parenting space. That’s when I started finding out how much I didn’t know. [Read more…]

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What’s Your 6-Figure Thing?

 

It’s been a while…I know.
But I’ve been busy. Real Busy getting ready for serving you more consistently. Research time is mostly over. I’ve invested 8 years of my time and money. I have the goods. I’m ready to deliver.

You ready?

The next 11 months will be different. I promise.
And I don’t make too many promises. [Read more…]

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Resetting for 2017; What’s Your Why?

It’s 5:45 a.m. and I’ve only been in bed since 1:30.

Still, I’ve been tossing and turning for the last 90 minutes or so. Can’t say what woke me up. Brain just wouldn’t shut down. I should be dog-tired and hungry for sleep. Instead, I finally decide to get up a full 15 minutes before my alarm goes off to iron my clothes. Guess I’ll be crashing late morning or early this afternoon if I don’t get a really good breakfast.

You ever had nights like those? [Read more…]

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