How Automating Tasks Preserves Willpower

Willpower or self-control is the ability to delay short-term gratification for long-term gain. It is what separates those who are ‘successful’ from those who are not. Research has shown that willpower is like a muscle – if you overwork it fatigues. This leaves you susceptible to poor decision-making.

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Generalist or Specialist?!

There’s often been a debate about which path is best to pursue; the generalist who is adept, flexible and adaptable to the ever-changing digital landscape, or the dedicated specialist who has spent years, or decades honing her craft to a fine skill. Essentially it is a battle between breadth and depth. Continue reading “Generalist or Specialist?!”

Entertainment vs Education

Looking at the amount of time and money you spend on activities that are classified as entertainment compared to educational reveals A LOT about a someone’s habits. Otherwise known as the EvE ratio (credit to Peter Voogd), it provides insight into how effectively you spend your most precious resource. Continue reading “Entertainment vs Education”