The Minutiae Vacuum and Career Advice From Unexpected Sources

Here are a couple of guest posts I’ve done recently ’round the blogosphere:

How to Stay Focused: Vision Maintenance and the Minutiae Vacuum

“I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out the best way to stay focused and remain productive. We all know that doing what you love reverse engineers productivity. If you love what you do, you’ll obviously be more compelled to do it, rather than trying to place a productivity system on top of undesirable work.”

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Free Career Advice From the Best Marketers, Lawyers and Politicians

“I know what you’re thinking. What could I possibly learn from the three groups that have the worst reputation? Hear me out a minute. There are a few great things I think we can learn from the best of each of these professions. After all, sometimes the best lessons come from the most unexpected sources. This advice can be applied to your career, or if you’re an entrepreneur, with clients.”

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“What have you been reading lately that’s caught your eye?”

Your post on your overdose…

I was similarly addicted and I also couldn’t identify with “meetings” and calling myself something I didn’t want to be…

Trying to kill myself twice was my “biggest mistake”.

To my way of thinking/feeling it was God that thwarted my plans.

~ Alex


I’m re-reading (again) John Lyons and Edward de Bono’s Marketing Without Money. It is a study of 20 Australian (I’m from Australia). It really is great.


Sorry that should have read “Australian entrepreneurs”.


Alex: Wow, I’m glad you were thwarted. I’m glad you’re still around!

Evan: That’s sounds really interesting. Mostly because that’s what I’m trying to do right now. What would your biggest takeaway(s) be from it?


Re: How to stay focused:

Having a framework set in place can definitely improve the way your time is spent, short term and long term. Great ideas Jonathan.

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