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70% capacity

Last week I wrote about the risk of being totally tapped out (timewise), and a couple strategies I’ve visited lately around getting back into a place of balance between efficiency and creativity. The point about striving for “70% capacity” seemed to resonate. The interesting part about being 70% booked is in the actual breakdown of that. Lets assume that I have 3 priorities this month, and that I work 200 hours this month. Those priorities, in my experience, typically require 1-2 […]

The tools to create

Anyone who creates has their tools. Their space. Carpenters have files, chisels, saws and hammers.  Their workshop.  Graphic Designers have software, touch-pads and display screens. Their studio. And you, well, you have your office. Your place of business is like a fully stocked workshop.  An artist’s studio. I firmly believe that if you work in an office, you have all the tools, space and equipment you need to build your masterpiece.  The technology.  The people.  The physical space and the […]