Sunday, April 6, 2014

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

P. J. O’Rourke

A solid routine fosters a well-worn groove for one’s mental energies and helps stave off the tyranny of moods.

Mason Currey

What separates the ordinary from Genius?

A workspace with minimal distractions.

A daily walk.

Accountability metrics.

A clear dividing line between important work and busywork.

A habit of stopping when they’re on a roll, not when they’re stuck.

A supportive partner.

Limited social lives.

From Harvard Business Review: The daily routines of geniuses

I’ve realized that somebody who’s tired and needs a rest, and goes on working all the same is a fool,

Carl Jung

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