Be Boring In Your Life

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work — Gustave Flaubert

Austin Kleon. Steal Like An Artist. Paperback. Page 118.

“Be boring” says Austin Kleon.

If I want to get my life-work done each day, then the rest of my life needs to stop being such a distraction.

There are lots of different methods for organising projects and to-do lists, but one of them is special. One methodology has the goal of having an infinite number of things to do, but nothing on one’s mind.

I’m going to have a second try at implementing David Allen‘s book Getting Things Done.


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