In this episode of the Productivity Power Up podcast, we discuss some pros and cons of routines.
A couple of years ago I bought Mason Currey‘s book, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, in which he discussed the daily habits, rituals and routines of some pretty great people like Franz Kafka, Nikola Tesla, Maya Angelou, and Ben Franklin, just to name a few.
I became fascinated with examining my own daily routines for patterns of activities that may lead me to be more or less productive on days that I do them.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
- Vegetarian Zen
- Mike Vardy – Productivityist
- Tim Ferriss – The Tim Ferriss Show (podcast)
- Jane McGonigal – Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
- Julia Cameron – The Artist’s Way Morning Pages Journal
- James Altucher
Resources Used for this Episode
- Pros and Cons of Routine in Daily Life
- Eight Meyers Briggs Personality Preferences
- The Importance of Having a Routine
- Routines, Checklists, To-Do Lists — What’s the Difference?
Quote of the Week
One’s daily routine is a choice, or a series of choices. In the right hands, it can be a finely calibrated mechanism for taking advantage of a range of limited resources.
— Mason Currey, in Daily Rituals: How Artists Work
Question: What (if any) routines do you follow? Are there routines you have with others, like family, colleagues, or friends? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
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Vickie and Larissa