3 Cold Truths for Better Productivity in 2024

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Truth #1: New normal takes time.

Making a change is hard.

You have to push through initial resistance until the change becomes your new normal.

Not only will others put you back to your own spot, but your own brain will also want to stick to what it's familiar with.

You have to actively make the decision to change.

Only with time and consistency, and without realizing, you will embody the change and your old habits become unfamiliar.


Truth #2: Progress is not a straight line.

You’ve been counting your streak of waking up early for 2 weeks now.

But today you woke up late because your alarm battery went flat.

It hurts your motivation and feels like the world is against you.

But trust me, setbacks make you stronger.

Setbacks are a natural part of any journey, and how you respond to them can make all the difference.

Remember progress is not a straight line.

What matters is that you keep moving forward.


Truth #3: You can’t do everything.

Instead of wanting more, start asking why.

Why do you want this goal?

Why do you have this item on your to-do list?

Remember, productivity is not about being busy.

This might mean saying no to new commitments, or stepping back from tasks that don't serve your goals.

It's about making the most out of your available time and energy, not about packing as much as possible into your day.


Tool of the Week: ChatGPT MacOS App

For those on macOS, the good news is that ChatGPT is now available as a desktop app.

ChatGPT MacOS App


This allows for added convenience, such as the ability to ask ChatGPT a question instantly via the simple keyboard shortcut "Option + Space".

You can find helpful articles below if you're interested in learning more.

Learn more


Favourite Quote This Week:

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs

Truth #1: New normal takes time.

Making a change is hard.

You have to push through initial resistance until the change becomes your new normal.

Not only will others put you back to your own spot, but your own brain will also want to stick to what it's familiar with.

You have to actively make the decision to change.

Only with time and consistency, and without realizing, you will embody the change and your old habits become unfamiliar.


Truth #2: Progress is not a straight line.

You’ve been counting your streak of waking up early for 2 weeks now.

But today you woke up late because your alarm battery went flat.

It hurts your motivation and feels like the world is against you.

But trust me, setbacks make you stronger.

Setbacks are a natural part of any journey, and how you respond to them can make all the difference.

Remember progress is not a straight line.

What matters is that you keep moving forward.


Truth #3: You can’t do everything.

Instead of wanting more, start asking why.

Why do you want this goal?

Why do you have this item on your to-do list?

Remember, productivity is not about being busy.

This might mean saying no to new commitments, or stepping back from tasks that don't serve your goals.

It's about making the most out of your available time and energy, not about packing as much as possible into your day.


Tool of the Week: ChatGPT MacOS App

For those on macOS, the good news is that ChatGPT is now available as a desktop app.

ChatGPT MacOS App


This allows for added convenience, such as the ability to ask ChatGPT a question instantly via the simple keyboard shortcut "Option + Space".

You can find helpful articles below if you're interested in learning more.

Learn more


Favourite Quote This Week:

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs

Truth #1: New normal takes time.

Making a change is hard.

You have to push through initial resistance until the change becomes your new normal.

Not only will others put you back to your own spot, but your own brain will also want to stick to what it's familiar with.

You have to actively make the decision to change.

Only with time and consistency, and without realizing, you will embody the change and your old habits become unfamiliar.


Truth #2: Progress is not a straight line.

You’ve been counting your streak of waking up early for 2 weeks now.

But today you woke up late because your alarm battery went flat.

It hurts your motivation and feels like the world is against you.

But trust me, setbacks make you stronger.

Setbacks are a natural part of any journey, and how you respond to them can make all the difference.

Remember progress is not a straight line.

What matters is that you keep moving forward.


Truth #3: You can’t do everything.

Instead of wanting more, start asking why.

Why do you want this goal?

Why do you have this item on your to-do list?

Remember, productivity is not about being busy.

This might mean saying no to new commitments, or stepping back from tasks that don't serve your goals.

It's about making the most out of your available time and energy, not about packing as much as possible into your day.


Tool of the Week: ChatGPT MacOS App

For those on macOS, the good news is that ChatGPT is now available as a desktop app.

ChatGPT MacOS App


This allows for added convenience, such as the ability to ask ChatGPT a question instantly via the simple keyboard shortcut "Option + Space".

You can find helpful articles below if you're interested in learning more.

Learn more


Favourite Quote This Week:

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs

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