……..you’re becoming more impatient. This blog is about identity – with a focus on “becoming.” Then there’s this underlying current of how technology or new media has an impact on how we are “becoming.” I was watching a news segment … Continue reading
They shape identity. Whether you spend lots of time thinking about them or not, your decisions shape who you become. You are who you are today because of decisions that you’ve made. You can probably think of decisions that you’ve … Continue reading
I recently got a watch as a gift. It was a gorgeous watch. It’s very cool looking. I didn’t recognize the brand so I did a quick Google search for it. It’s worth quite a lot. It’s quite a nice … Continue reading
My best time for reflection and creating of identity happens when I drive. I love driving. It’s the best time for me to reflect on identity. I’m always thinking about identity anyway, but there’s just something that happens when I … Continue reading
25 / 8 = 3.12500 While that might be true, I heard someone say that they were so busy that they were going to make their hours of the day and days of the week – 25/8. How busy are … Continue reading
…or it’ll rule you.
I think this might be a Tim Ferris idea, but limit your time on email. I used to respond to every e mail as soon as I got it. What ends up happening is that I then am glued to the phone.
What I’ve found is that if I don’t “push” my emails to my phone – I can decided when to respond to them. I end up spending less time on the phone and get more replies out.
Of course, I understand that there are people out there that are just too important that they have to check their e mail constantly. I’m not that special or that important.
I heard this line yesterday. I like the idea although there are consequences to it – consequences that sometimes you can’t control. We will give attention to the things that we like. Even if I speak against it, I am … Continue reading
How do you waste time? I mean, how do you redeem your time? How many of you go to weekly meetings – where the meetings are over 30 minutes? I go to lots of them. I’m not saying that meetings are a waste of time – especially if it’s part of the culture where you work. I’m just saying that we can be redeem our time when have shorter meetings or when we’re clear about our expectations – 5 minute meetings, saying “no” to things, monitoring the ROI on time.