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The Power of Focus

This guest post by Mo Bunnell is about people with a common characteristic: focus. These people have an incredible ability to pick something to move forward, dedicate incredible energy, to it, and drive it to completion. They create. And they finish. They ship their creations.

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How I Stay Sane When Life Feels Extra Busy

Fall is by far and away my favorite time of year. There is something magical about the crisp weather, a lit candle, a hot drink, and a blank page to write on. And here we are. It’s November! To be honest, most years I’m not yet ready for fall. The cooler weather will hit, and

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Do Meaningful Work at Work

Over the past year we have been getting regular questions from folks about how we run things here at Blanc Media. From our 8-week work cycles, to our daily schedules and systems, to our project management software, and more. In response to these questions, we are hosting an online workshop in a few weeks.

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Tips for a Focus-Friendly Environment for Big Projects

Over the last several months, Anthony Ongaro has been working writing a book. Now that he’s in the last stretch of completing the project, he’s also seeing the results of certain workflow changes he made throughout his writing process. As he says, it all comes down to creating a focus-friendly environment. Here’s how he did that.

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Developing Your Creative Habit

Here’s the thing with building a creative habit: you’re going to have a few enemies along the way. There will always be an obstacle to overcome in order to get started. Here’s how to make it easier on yourself.

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The Power of a Clarity Day

Like all of us, Mike Vardy has many things he wants and need to do. In order to combat all the demands on his time and energy, and to make sure he stays focused on what matters, he has what he calls The Clarity Day.

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Three Signs You Need Margin

When you’re at capacity, there is no room for anything else. But when there is space left over — when there is margin — that space enables you to breath. Here are three signs you may need some margin in your day.

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