I like my To-Do lists to be a short-list of my top 3 most important achievements for the day, and a simple set of reminders of things I need to do or should get to, that are non-obvious, new, or simply important.
There are two distinct ways that people get results: grind-it-out mode and high-performance mode. In high-performance mode, we feel enthusiastic, work flows easily, and the results exceed our expectations.
All in Startup: Launching a New Idea When Everything is On the Line, by Diana Kander,is the story of an entrepreneur who goes about the game of business all wrong. Lucky for him, he meets a mentor who teaches him the art and science of startup success.
37 quotes on work as self-expression. As one of my most profound mentors put it, “work is the ultimate form of self-expression.” We need to do the work that makes us come alive, that helps us operate at a higher level, and that makes our soul sing.
When you start to figure out and realize your greatest potential, and answer your calling, fear and Ego can get in the way. Ego attacks the awakening artist. The Ego runs the show and likes things the way they are.