Nearing Day 60 of 90... if I were to do this experiment/campaign again, I'd have done 30 days extremely thoroughly and intensely, instead of 90 with some of the principles (tracking) falling off in the middle.
Untracked days. Quickly --
D53: Seeing the Ger Districts of Mongolia, spending time with Shari from Flourishing Futures who is an amazing woman doing some amazing things. A little work in the evening.
D54: Not sure. Not tracked, not sure from a quick look at my records. General work?
D55: Finished two deals for two different teams I was on. $7200 total. A couple discussions. Filming some marketing content.
D56: Quick work/review in the morning, flying, settling back into Beijing.
Back in Beijing... I'd like to get reestablished on tracking, review, and put a big push for the last 30 days.
Hi Sebastian, I'm working on my time tracking and It's really great. I've been doing it for several weeks now and I'm in the middle of extending it.
My question is:
How do you use the following item in your time tracking? "Key habit today"
I'm not sure what do you mean by this in practice. Perhaps few examples would help. What do you write there and how do you act on it during day.
I'm sitting by a crackling fire at my aunt and uncle's house in New Jersey and we're just a couple hours into the new year, which means that it's a perfect time to review the year and look forward.
If I were to title my year, I'd call it the year I got serious. Something interesting happened near the end of 2011-- I realized that I wasn't actually on track for a lot of my goals, that I was going to have to actually get serious about stuff, and that this seriousness had to come in the form of action, not talk. I ended 2011 with a few months of solid productivity under my belt, and a year-end post that optimistically predicted a productive year.
I'm happy to say that the productive year materialized, and that my focus on getting serious has intensified.
When I was young, maybe third grade or so, a psychologist did a study at my middle school. We answered some questions and were offered two choices: a small prize now or a large prize later. I took the small prize now. I think knew it was the wrong move at the time, but the pack of stickers on the table looked like a lot of fun. Later on the big prizes were given to the waiters in such a way that I was able to see what they got. Sure enough, their prizes were a lot better and my stickers were long gone.