“Ding!” The notification on my phone appears reminding me of an imminent meeting… another one – slim or fruitless looking agenda with no clear objective and… I digress. Setting good meeting agendas is a whole other story. Dismissing the notification I grab my iPad, notebook, and my trusty pen (which is starting to die on me – I know, the irony of it all – put them in my bag and go.
Recently, Mike Vardy, of Productivityist, and I announced a joint project called Do Better With Asana. Do Better With Asana has, at its heart, a book. While we are using many tools to help us deliver the final product, I would like to share with you the tools involved in crafting the content for the book, as well as other components of the final product. I do this in the hope that you perhaps discover an idea about how you can use the same tools, or that you’re inspired to start a project that has been stewing in the recesses of you mind.
When I planned to start journaling with everyone I was immediately drawn to using a physical journal. I love to pick up a journal, thick with time, wisdom and experience, and know that it’s a part of my soul within the pages. But why go paper when everything today is digital?
Do you have a plan for where your going in life? Can you remember the amazing things that have happened to get you where you are today? What about the challenges and what you did to overcome them? As the old saying goes, “you can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been” and as Bilbo Baggins said “It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to.”