In work and in life I’ve tried to follow a continuous beta mantra.
Always be testing, upgrading and improving.
\\ This is a sidestep from my classic business and marketing posts, but bear with me.
One thing I’ve been trying lately is daily journaling. I haven’t perfected it and I use an alarm still to prompt me every morning to do it.
It’s a practice that many of the world leaders, smart investors and creatives use to improve. Of those interviewed for Tim Ferris’ book Tools of Titans, a majority had daily practices of: journaling, meditation, waking early, physical activity and shocks to the system (either intermittent fasting or cold water immersion).
The book’s a good read BTW, or digest each podcast for the whole story, uncategorised.
Here’s a little video with the details (sorry if you’ve seen this on IGTV)
We often get quite granular with our KPIs and goals, but how often do we really review what’s working?
Here’s the template I use as a prompt.
What went well
What am I grateful for and what went well yesterday I can be proud of and replicate.
Things that if I get them done will move the needle
What am I going to try today. Something new.
What didn’t work? What do I need to follow up? What can I celebrate? Who should I connect with and connect to someone?
What can I share that I’ve found useful?
Hope you guys find this useful.
Let me know if you’ve got a Journaling tip, habit or continuous beta effort in play.
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