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The Ugliest 8.2 Hours Per Night You'll See...

So, I record my time tracking by hand, and later I sum it up and divide it out by hand.

It takes me about an hour a week. I regularly get the suggestion that I should get it into a spreadsheet or an application to cut that time down.

No way.

By doing it by hand, relatively slowly, I'm forced to turn the implications over in my mind of the numbers.

For instance, I slept 8.2 hours on average over the last 13 days.

Miguel Hernandez On Conquering The World (the whole world)

I'm very excited by Miguel Hernandez's interview here -- it covers how he took a huge risk to kickstart his animation business, and how's kept his quality extremely high through systematization. Miguel is running a pretty exciting deal at GiveGetWin, "Document & Systematize Your Whole Business/Workflow" --


"On Conquering the World (the whole world)" by Miguel Hernandez, as told to Sebastian Marshall

I think a little is the makeup of who I am and how I grew up. My parents are awesome and I love them a lot but unfortunately they separated many years ago -- one of the reasons is because they're so different, and I picked stuff from both of them. My mother is a creative person, a painter her whole life, and a very spiritual person. My dad is a brilliant electrical engineer with an amazing analytical mind. They're like oil and water, they don't mix together (and that's why they're not together any more). But I got stuff from both of them. I picked up a lot of the creativity from my mother, and a lot of the square-headedness from my father.

It's allowed me to put it together to build a business that mixes both -- the creativity, and the ability to sit down and be very organized. It's a good combination for this type of business. We have to be very creative to tell compelling stories, and when I'm running the business, I need to be very detail-oriented.

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