Aug 3 2014

Creating massive value – A guide to working with purpose

I’ve been on vacation for the last week so I’ve been reading even more than normal on self-development, ritual magic and psychology of happiness. I’ve also been spending a lot more time on meditation than I’m normally able to.Find the direction

All of this has helped me connect some dots I haven’t really connected before. I’ve been considering questions such as: What would I be happiest doing in life? How would I make a living out of it (if it’s something non-traditional)? How do I even find out what it is?

These are questions that have plagued me for a very long time, and I’ve had partial answers to them on many occasions, but never anything truly satisfying. Until now. And the answer is so simple: Create (and distribute) massive value.  Continue reading

Jan 13 2011

Time Management – Rocks and Roles

If you want to organize your life, you have to start by identifying what you want out of it. You can plan all you want but if you don’t know what you want, you are very unlikely to get it.

I used to consume a lot of different self-development material and I always had a problem with this. How do I identify what it is I really want? How do I make goals I’m not going to lose interest in a week later.
In, “First things first“, Dr. Steven Covey describes a very quick and simple method to elicit this. Lets run through it.

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Jan 13 2011

Time Management – Introduction

I just took an excellent time-management course today and I thought I’d write up a summary, both to cement the concepts in my own head, and of course to share it with you.

The course was based mainly on the works of Steven Covey, the author of “First things first” and “7 habits of highly effective people” and David Allen, the author of “Getting things done“.

Unfortunately, the course couldn’t teach me how to get more than 24 hours out of each day, but what it did do was to show me how to get the things that are really important to me done, rather than have them be blocked by less important things all the time. What I wasn’t expecting is that using these methods reduces stress at the same time. I always connected highly organized and effective people with high stress before, so that was surprising to me.

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