Posts in the category “Creating an Impact”

Creating Great Content Is a Process, Not a Project

Creating an Impact

The pressure to “get it right” when making content can be brutal. If we reframe content creation to be a process, it doesn’t have to be so rough.

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How to Build a Consistent Content Creation Habit

If your goal is to be more consistent with content, your instinct may be to make a plan. But trying to plan your way to a creative habit is a mistake.

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Draw the Box Smaller

If you’ve got big ideas and can’t seem to get people to buy in, it might not be your idea. You might just need to draw the box smaller.

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Toolkits Over Checklists

Getting things done right is critical, but how you get things done matters. Learn why toolkits are a better approach than checklists when creating processes.

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The problem with grinding

Are we successful because we grind? Or in spite of it? Learn how the grind might be holding you back instead of giving you the boost we might expect.

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Get the results you want more often by reducing friction

How can we combine our knowledge of human behavior with critical thinking to give our customers, our teams, and ourselves the best chance for success?

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Planning vs. Execution: How much planning is too much?

How do we know we’ve planned enough? It’s impossible to plan perfectly, but a solid plan is still critical for getting things done.

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First, Get Ready: What Mise En Place Teaches Us About... Everything

The best chefs rely on mise en place to guarantee every meal comes out right. It’s also a killer productivity hack. Here’s how you can start using it today.

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The Ugly Other Half of Creativity

If we hope to turn our Big Ideas™ into meaningful progress, we need to become ruthless, murderous editors.

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Yak Shaving: On Doing the Work Before the Work

Yak shaving, meta-work, and why they might just be the most important part of making meaningful progress.

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