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  • Brett shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp//ref=r_soa_p_i
    writing is finally sitting alone in a room and wrenching it out of yourself,
    Note: "writing is finally sitting alone in a room and wrenching it out of yourself"
  • Brett shared from Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance by Jonathan Fields
    When I wrote my earlier book, Career Renegade, I spent the final week slumped on the couch in the tattered remains of an extra-heavy Champion sweatshirt from college—writing, sweating, thinking, muttering, spinning, and randomly cursing for the better part of sixteen hours a day. Not fun. I felt a bit like I was waging creative warfare. This time around, I committed to a ritual that was much closer to Schwartz’s. I still donned the ancient sweatshirt. And the week before the manuscript was due, I still had a ton of work to do on it. But I stuck to my bursts, took breaks to meditate, eat, play...
    Note: Love this productivity and balance hack from @jonathanfields:
  • Brett shared from Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence by Tim Sanders
    Abraham Lincoln is credited as having said, “If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first forty-five minutes sharpening my ax.”
    Note: “If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my ax.”
  • Brett shared from Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence by Tim Sanders
    “If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first forty-five minutes sharpening my ax.”
    Note: “If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my ax.”