Jacob Sam-La Rose

578 Added | 8 Magazines | 48 Likes | 29 Followers | @jacobsamlarose | Writes. Performs. Teaches. Presents. Edits (flipped eye publishing). Makes literature projects happen. Geeks for poetry, tech and digital literature. 

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<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Samsung The cloud may be one of the most convenient places to store your data, but it's not always the best solution.<p>You may find yourself …

Gear & Gadgets

Jagged Thoughts for Jagged Times, 237

<b>Don't attempt everything.</b> Do what's important. <i>No, not everything is important.</i>

Books

Matthew Zapruder on How to Write and Read Poems

<b>In addition to being a poet you are a teacher and an editor. How do you balance the demands of your work life with your writing life?</b><p>For a long time …

Top 10 Email Habits that Everyone Should Have

For the full original unedited article visit Leo Babauta’s blog, Zen Habits<p>‘And none will hear the postman’s knock<br>Without a quickening of the …

Productivity

What Sending After-Hours Emails Does To Your Productivity

Even if you aren’t working nights and weekends, the expectation of constant availability can cause you to burn out.<p>It’s 9 p.m. and you suddenly remember that you wanted to ask your employee about an upcoming project. Before you fire off an email, ask yourself, “Is this urgent?” If you’re sending …

Purposeful Mentorship

<b>Mentors (input):</b> Maybe this is an older, wiser fellow who takes time to show you new things. Or perhaps it’s a book or a podcast. The point is to …

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO NOT HAVING A DAILY ROUTINE

Dolce Far Niente by Auguste Toulmouche, 1877A COMPLETE GUIDE TO NOT HAVING<br>A DAILY ROUTINE<b>By Madeleine Dore, Founder of Extraordinary Routines</b><i>Read the</i> …

Time Management

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<i>This essay by Natasha Lampard first appeared in Offscreen Issue 15 (now sold out).</i><p>In a picturesque valley, nestled in the southern alps of Japan’s …

To be happier, focus on what’s within your control

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,Courage to change the things I can,And wisdom to know the difference.This is the …

Crucial

Tristan Walker and John Maeda: Redefining Design - Full Show

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …

Project Management

Barley Field by Olav H. Hauge

An old woodcut of the London Bridge<p>and a colored lithograph of a barley field.<p>There are no other pictures on Ward D.<p>The London Bridge lifts sooty …

MICRO - The World's Smallest Universal Travel Adapter (Suspended)

<b>MICRO - The World's Smallest Universal Travel Adapter with Surge Protection</b> - Compatible in over 150 countries on all 7 continents.<p>With Micro, you …

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Archives

Writing for Behavior Change — Use a Three-Part Structure Writing Compelling Stories — Insights from Jon Franklin, Master of the Nonfiction Short …

Rethinking Productivity: Five Big Ideas From Tiago Forte

The freshest and most provocative ideas about personal information management and productivity are now coming from Tiago Forte. He runs Forte Labs, …

Productivity

Problems of output are problems of input

I often get the question, “What do you do when you’re blocked?”The best course of action is to not get blocked in the first place. If you set up a …

Organize Your Email With Multiple Inboxes In 7 Simple Steps

Gmail Multiple InboxesMultiple Inboxes are mini inboxes Google offers within your primary inbox. Organize your inbox into sections based on the email …

Productivity

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The Effortless Effort of Creativity: Jane Hirshfield on Storytelling, the Art of Concentration, and Difficulty as a Consecrating Force of Creative Attention

“In the wholeheartedness of concentration, world and self begin to cohere. With that state comes an enlarging: of what may be known, what may be felt, what may be done.”<p><i>“The poets (by which I mean all artists) are finally the only people who know the truth about us,”</i> James Baldwin wrote in …

Literature

Why You Need "White Space" in Your Daily Routine • Jocelyn K. Glei

Artwork by Raul Soria.<p>In design, “white space” is negative space. It’s not blank space because it has a purpose. It is balancing the rest of the …

Writers of Color Discussing Craft - An Invisible Archive

A manifesto for the creative industries

With Brexit, immigration and the NHS dominating the news, it’s unlikely that the creative industries will be a key focus for the UK’s political …

Creativity

Schedule a Quick Wins Day

Sometimes, when you are carrying out your Weekly Review, or pouring over your To-Do list, it can get disheartening. The list of things you would love …

Time Management

How to Solve a Problem so it Stays Solved

<i>What Ender Wiggins Taught Me About Avoiding Quadrant 1</i>In the movies, you know that moment when the bad guy goes down with one shot and the good guy …

Time Management

The Secret to Mastering Your Time is to Systematically Focus on Importance And Suppress Urgency

Oliver Emberton said that. It’s profound and so true. Urgency wrecks productivity. Urgent but unimportant tasks are major distractions.<p>Last-minute …

“The Decay of ancient knowledge” by Nick Lantz

To cure a child of rickets, split a living<p>ash tree down its length and pass<p>the child through<p>(naked, headfirst, three times).<p>Seal the two halves of …

Quicken

Ep. 1 – R.A. Villanueva Part 1