Thoughts on "Revisiting The 4-Hour Work Week"

Link to Cal Newport’s article Probably like hundreds of thousands, if not millions, I’ve been deeply influenced by Tim and his books. I didn’t start with the 4WW though (I was still in high school with other things on my mind). I first read The 4-Hour Body and it drastically changed my approach to diet and exercise in general. By then I was at University in the UK, and I’m not kidding when I say that by following some of Tim’s advice I lost about 28 pounds and have never regained them....

Productivity Systems Miss The Point

Knowledge workers put too much attention on "productivity" and "productivity systems".I know this because I'm guilty of it. Every day one has an endless amount of work but only limited mental and physical capacity. So we look for short-cuts, hacks, tricks—whatever you want to call them—in an effort to do more in the same timespan. Anything from the Eisenhower Matrix to David Allen's Getting Things Done to the more recent PARA method by Tiago Forte are all attempts to help us manage our physical, mental, and digital inboxes and do more stuff....