I don’t want to bore you with a think piece on algorithmic content curation in social media. But the more I spend time away from places like Twitter, the more it is on my mind.
It true that “Anything worth doing is worth doing well.”
But we ought to spend more time thinking about what’s worth doing, and why.
“Forget about the formalities for now, what are we trying to show here? How do we know? Let’s play at it before working at it.”
After so many years of writing with a very specific audience in mind, it’s time for me to spend some time writing (and publishing) whatever the hell I feel like, at least for a few weeks.
On “Systematizing all the things” by starting from the bottom up and making tiny incremental improvements.
Don’t just “plan the work and work the plan”, also reflect continuously on the purpose that your plans and work are meant to serve.
On dealing with the gap times you inevitably encounter when doing focused heads down work, and how to make use of them without breaking your flow.
On the different feelings that come along with different kinds of work, and how to change your mood to fit the work you need to get done.