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Overview of the Fractal Planning System

I’ve been working diligently (and mostly with flow) on the 2nd module of the Work With Flow Workshop. Module two will be called “Fractal Planning” and is all about . . . wait for it . . . Fractal Planning Stay tuned to the blog, because the second module should be available shortly after New […]

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Clear Mind, Effective Action

I just finished writing a 56 page eBook, I’m calling “Clear Mind, Effective Action”. This eBook outlines the “Fractal Planning Method” for planning your projects, and managing your work day. In the book, you’ll learn about the concept of “fractal awareness”, and how that helps with the following: Getting your whole life organized Breaking down […]

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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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The Personal Productivity Tool You’ve Been Waiting For

Is This The Personal Productivity Tool You’ve Been Waiting For? Happy New Year! Let me tell you why I have good reason to expect that 2011 will INDEED be my most productive year ever. As I shared in my last blog post, about 1 year ago I had several hundred things to do, and the […]

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How Big Is Your To-Do List?

How Big Is Your To-Do List? 2011 is almost upon us, and I thought we’d play a friendly game of “how big is your to do list?” I think mine is pretty big, but I’ll bet some of you out there have bigger ones. In this video (under 2 minutes) I show you my current […]

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Fractal Technology and Entrepreneurial Manic-Depression

Fractal Technology and Entrepreneurial Manic-Depression I just stumbled across this article over at Tim Ferriss’s blog, and I love it: http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2008/10/03/harnessing-entrepreneurial-manic-depression-making-the-rollercoaster-work-for-you/ It’s an older article, so there’s a chance you may have seen it already. However, I would encourage anyone reading this blog to read that article. At the very least, I think the lead […]

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Procrastination and Subconscious Conflict Awareness

I met with some fellow business owners recently, and the topic of procrastination came up. It was a quick conversation, so we didn’t get a chance to discuss it fully. My only contribution was to say “I don’t believe in procrastination”. I misspoke. In fact, I do believe in procrastination. Procrastination is simply when we […]

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Welcome to Fractal Heads

Hi.  I’m Jim.  And I’m a Fractal Head. I’ve been semi-fascinated with fractals for years — probably since I read James Gleick’s book “Chaos”, and Mandelbrot’s “The Fractal Geometry of Nature” in the mid-1990’s. But my fascination turned to obsession in 2009 after reading Brian Arthur’s “The Nature of Technology.” Why then? Because Arthur showed […]

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