Daily Gleanings about focus and Focusmate.
Freedom interviews Ros Barber on how to nurture the focus necessary for academic and creative writing.
Daily Gleanings from Mark Goodacre about “sourceomania” and from Nir Eyal about distraction and focus.
Daily Gleanings from Joshua Becker about the unimportance of the “right” tool or “best” gadget and from Michael Hyatt about the significance of stillness.
Freedom discusses procrastination. The essay comments helpfully on different types and causes of procrastination, as well as some strategies for overcoming it. Freedom interviews Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Digital Humanities and a Professor of English at Michigan State University. Commenting on how she nurtures focus for deep work, Fitzpatrick says, I spend that first bit of […]
Freedom interviews Brian Solis about digital distractions and overcoming them to improve your ability to focus. Solis comments, in part, One big side effect of all this tech-based distraction is a compulsion to multitask. I was surprised to learn just how many negative aspects of multitasking there are. First, let’s cut through one big illusion—it […]