Author Archives: Jonathan Mead

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Being productive

How to Stay Focused: Vision Maintenance and the Minutiae Vacuum

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out the best way to stay focused and remain productive. We all know that doing what you love reverse engineers productivity. If you love what you do, you’ll obviously be more … r


How to Flex Your Way to Six-Pack Abs

It was the summer of 1998. I was 12 years old at the time and a frequent visitor to the local public swimming pool. Our family was doing well that year so each of my siblings and I had a … r

feeling alive

Why Do We Avoid Doing What We Love?

When we create, we come alive; we’re making love to life. We use our unique talents, perception and skills and make the intangible tangible. Most of us generally know what we want in life. For every person, the answer to … r

Greatest Teachers

Your Greatest Teachers Might be Dead

Nearly all great minds have one thing in common; they had great mentors. I’ve learned that if you don’t have any great teachers in your life, that doesn’t mean you should sit around and wait for one to find you. … r

Important vs. Urgent

Important vs. Urgent: 5 Ways to Focus On What Really Matters

One simple fact divides effective and ineffective people: effective people spend the majority of their time working on important rather than urgent things. Have you ever felt like you spend a lot of time being really busy, but at the … r