Experiments in Tiny Habits

I once audited a class at Stanford. The year was 2007. I was in the midst of a startup (Graspr.com – an attempt to create a ‘howto slice’ of Youtube), yet I was intrigued enough to take that class. It was no ordinary class. Dr. BJ Fogg, a psychology professor and Director of the Stanford …

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Taking the pressure off your R2I decision

Problem with starting your morning with Twitter (or Facebook) is that you might exceed your “daily dose” by 9am itself. On the bright side (especially if you are a blogger), you might read something that makes you go “Aha! I know JUST the post I need to write today.” This works great when you’ve been …

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Of leaky boats and writing in the connected age

A writer is tasked with writing an article. His progress is akin to a man’s exertions on a paddle boat. Smooth rowing strokes at rhythmic intervals gets him closer and closer to his island┬ádestination. So what’s the catch in the analogy? Why are so many writers and bloggers struggling in the age of Facebook, Twitter …

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