Are You Free to Focus? (Part 5: Assessment)

The past few weeks, we’ve been discussing Michael Hyatt’s new book, Free to Focus. Thus far, we’ve given some general context for the book and discussed each of its three major sections on stopping, cutting, and acting. This week, we offer an general assessment of the book and its proposal to “achieve more by doing […]

Daily Gleanings (1 May 2019)

With some recent update for Logos Bible Software, I’ve started noticing “corresponding annotation” notes. These are pulled in from one source (e.g., NA27) to the corresponding text in another (e.g., NA28). This feature has been a hugely helpful addition to the platform. I’ve already rediscovered a number of notes that I’d forgotten about. Kudos to […]

Daily Gleanings (30 April 2019)

In episode 173 of the Minimalists’ podcast, the Minimalists discuss digital clutter with Cal Newport based on his new book, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World (Portfolio, 2019). The discussion focuses a good deal on the negative impact of social media on our ability to focus on the work and relationships […]

Daily Gleanings (29 April 2019)

The content of the Lead to Win podcast is somewhat slanted toward entrepreneurs and other business leaders. But the content is often directly applicable to life in the academy. In that vein, they’ve had two episodes recently with some good advice on the topic of increasing focus and avoiding distraction: 3 Actions to Beat Your […]

Are You Free to Focus? (Part 3: Cutting)

The past few weeks, we’ve been reviewing some of the highlights of Michael Hyatt’s new book Free to Focus. If you missed the introduction or our discussion of stopping, be sure to go back to read those posts. They’ll provide helpful context for what we’re discussing this week. Image supplied by Michael Hyatt and Company […]

Are You Free to Focus? (Part 2: Stopping)

Last week, we began reviewing some of the highlights of Michael Hyatt’s new book Free to Focus. If you missed this introduction, be sure to go back to read it for the context it provides on what we’re discussing this week. Image supplied by Michael Hyatt and Company Hyatt divides his advice in Free to […]