Tag Archives: learning

(Re) Defining and (Re) Designing

If you haven’t seen the TED talk given by David Kelley about Design Thinking I highly recommend checking it out. It’s not uncommon for me to finish watching a TED talk and feel inspired, or sad, motivated, determined or filled with awe. It is uncommon however for me to feel all of these emotions at once, but David Kelly’s talk has done just that. Finishing Kelly’s talk left me not only with every emotion but also with a new understanding for design thinking and the good that can come out of it.

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Deep Work White Paper

Deep Work is an invaluable skill, but mastering it can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re looking to do deep work on a computer. Staying focused while social media is a tab away might seem impossible, but I’ve crafted a white paper that will help you stay on task while online and reach your deep work potential.

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Out of Focus

As I currently write this I enter hour three of staring at my cursor blink… blink… blink on an empty Word document. It’s hypnotic at this point and convinces me that a quick scroll through Twitter will help me think of ideas. However, that “quick” scroll becomes half an hour and I forget that I still have an empty document waiting for the next great blog post to be written on it. Admitting you have a problem is the first step to overcoming it and I am not afraid to admit that social media might have a slight control over my life. Continue reading Out of Focus