Any regularly occurring work gets turned into a habit — something I do at a fixed time on a fixed date.
But when you have the focus of a specific goal — “I do not want to work past 5 on week days!” — you’d be surprised by how much easier it becomes deploy these strategies in your daily life
We don’t know which seed will ultimately take root and grow, so, by planting many, we expose ourselves to enough randomness, over time, to maximize our chance of a big deal, interesting, life-changing success eventually happening.
These numerous seeds, however, have a tendency to transform into weeds.
We are most productive when we focus on a very small number of projects on which we can devote a large amount of attention.