Productivity

The First Pancake Rule

If you’ve ever made pancakes, you know the rule: the first pancake always goes to the bin… Or to an impatient, hungry kid hanging around you. Or to a dog ;-)

I have no idea why, but the first pancake never looks good. It’s never round and it’s either burnt or undone.

The really interesting part is how we react to this weird rule of nature: everybody just kind of accepts that in order to make bunch of perfect pancakes, you need to screw the first one up.… Click to read more

Not getting fast results? Maybe you’re going too fast…

“Money is attracted to speed”: a very common mantra among marketing and business gurus…

It essentially means that the faster you act and react, the more successful you’ll be in business. And the more money you’ll make.

There’s definitely some truth to it, but things are not quite so simple always as black and white.

So if you want a healthy freedom business, here is some “Alternate Truth” for ya:

We live in a world defined, driven and judged by speed.

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Simple Antidote To Tame Your Fears (And Kick Ass)

In my last post, I wrote about our fear of success and how it can subconsciously plot against us. As one of our readers pointed out, the same applies to the fear of failure. Fair enough … they’re essentially two sides of the same coin :-)

However you call this fear, if you want to launch your freedom business you’ll have to learn how to tame it or it will keep you stuck.

There’s a simple antidote I’d like to share with you.… Click to read more

The Number One Productivity Hack: Doing Shit

How much progress has thinking about something gotten you?

You might think that thinking about, gathering knowledge and plotting your route to success is important. But it doesn’t amount to much.

There are plenty of systems you can implement to help you become more productive. You can hack moleskins, read articles on “33 tips to boost your productivity,” and create mind-blowing mind-maps.

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9 Efficient Ways To Launch Your Business When Stuck In A Survival Job

For years, I desperately tried to launch my own freedom business while working full-time.

It can be quite a challenge, especially when you’re at the beginning of the journey and have to build everything from scratch while fighting your own doubts.

So I thought I’d share my best hacks to help you start a side project while working full time.

You don’t have to use them all. Just pick the ones that resonate most.

And feel free to add to the list by posting a comment :-)

Hack # 1 – Escape Slots

This one is quite mainstream but it’s probably the most efficient one.… Click to read more