Why You Should Have A Study Plan (and How To Make One)

Why You Should Have A Study Plan (and How To Make One)

For many people, the idea of “study” died the moment that they graduated from school, but it shouldn’t have. In fact, most of the incredibly successful people I encounter in the marketplace have some form of study plan that they follow in order to help them spot patterns in their business, anticipate client needs, and simply spark new ideas and new categories of thought. Here’s how they do it.

The Four Kinds Of Reading

The Four Kinds Of Reading

Each book deserves a different amount of your finite resources. Don’t feel the pressure to give everything you have to every book you read. Be more selfish with your focus and time.

Three Insights on Creative Leadership from Creativity, Inc.

Three Insights on Creative Leadership from Creativity, Inc.

Over the past week I’ve been listening to Creativity, Inc. by Pixar founder and CEO Ed Catmull on my morning walks. As much as has been written about the company over the past several years, there is something refreshing about getting insights into Pixar’s culture and mindset directly from one of its leaders.

Daily Rituals of Brilliant Creators

Daily Rituals of Brilliant Creators

Last week I read Mason Curry’s new book Daily Rituals. There can also be a lot to learn by observing how ritual and routine forge channels for effective work, especially in the lives of especially productive artists and entrepreneurs.