Book notes: Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Make Time by Jake Knapp & John Zeratsy book review summary and key ideas.

Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Everyday by Jake Knapp & John Zeratsky

Synopsis:

“In a world where information refreshes endlessly and the workday feels like a race to react to other people’s priorities faster, frazzled and distracted has become our default position. But what if the exhaustion of constant busyness wasn’t mandatory? What if you could step off the hamster wheel and start taking control of your time and attention? That’s what this book is about. 

As creators of Google Ventures’ renowned “design sprint”, Jake and John have helped hundreds of teams solve important problems by changing how they work. Building on the success of these sprints and their experience designing ubiquitous tech products from Gmail to YouTube, they spent years experimenting with their own habits and routines, looking for ways to help people optimize their energy, focus, and time. Now they’ve packaged the most effective tactics into a four-step daily framework that anyone can use to systematically design their days.

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Why you shouldn’t finish all of your food

Most of what holds us back from achieving out goals are our mental scrips we got as kids.

I was inspired to record a video and discuss my thoughts this past Friday when we had free food at work.

In this video I talk about how the mental scripts that we got when we were younger may not serve us well as we get older and have different goals we want to achieve.

As usual, please let me know in the comments how you felt, if you agree, disagree, or just give me a like to let me know you enjoyed it!

The 12 Best Nutrition Tips I’ve Learned

Some of the best tips and principles when it comes to nutrition.

For the longest time, I’ve been trying to break through plateaus in my own health and fitness journey. Although I’ve made a good amount of progress the last couple of years, it’s definitely been a roller coaster with a handful of ups and downs.

Compared to my college self a few years ago, I eat better, have more energy, and I’m stronger than ever before. Four years later, however, I’m still not where I want to be.

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