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Bust through procrastination with a work-rest rhythm.

SPOILER ALERT: I’ve got something interesting to show you half way down the page. Eben Pagan’s Work-Rest Rhythm One of the most useful techniques I got from Eben Pagan’s “Wake Up Productive” course was to work with a work-rest RHYTHM. If you know you have a well-defined work period, and that you’ll get a break […]

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The Natural Planning Rhythm

In another post: http://www.workwithflow.com/blog/fractal-technology-and-entrepreneurial-manic-depression/ I discussed the concept of “Entrepreneurial Manic-Depression”, which I encountered in this post on Tim Ferriss’s blog: http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2008/10/03/harnessing-entrepreneurial-manic-depression-making-the-rollercoaster-work-for-you/ I think that “fractal awareness” brings a lot of clarity to the phenomenon of Entrepreneurial Manic-Depression. I hint at why in my earlier post, and will expound more in my forthcoming work “The […]

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How Plans Grow

Have you ever set out to complete a “quick” project, only to have it grow well beyond your initial estimate? You learned that it contained more complexity than you expected, and took more time than you anticipated. Well, take heart. It’s not just you! This happens to me all the time as well. I found […]

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