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Ask Me Anything Mondays

Ask Me Anything Mondays

Our Morning Routines

By Steven Pressfield | Published: March 24, 2014

This Mondays’s Ask Me Anything concludes our “How to Organize a Day, How to Organize a Year” podcast. Thanks to our First Look Access friends for the questions.

Cate Emond asks …

I recently quit my boring office job in order to pursue my writing and other creative projects full-time. I’ve been reading a lot of blogs and articles in preparation and one piece of advice that seems pretty universal to all people who work from home is the importance of having a morning routine. I would love to know what your morning routine consists of (if you have one).


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Ask Me Anything Mondays

Ask Me Anything Mondays

It’s Not Always Fun

By Steven Pressfield | Published: March 17, 2014

This week on Ask Me Anything we take a question from Scott Culley.

Not related to this week’s question, but this is on my mind a lot lately. What do you do when you’re not “having fun” anymore? What do you do when a project has just become so overwhelmingly frustrating that showing up everyday becomes more of an exercise in frustration where the work isn’t moving forward? What then?

Listen to the podcast, and then read this.

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Ask Me Anything Mondays

Ask Me Anything Mondays

For Love or For Money?

By Steven Pressfield | Published: March 10, 2014

Elizabeth Lada, like many of us, struggles to decide which job to take. She asks …

What to do when you have a number of medium-sized talents, and the ones that make you money aren’t quite as fun to do (that would be painting/illustrating) and the ones that are more fun to do are not (yet? ever?) remunerative (that would be screenwriting and playing music). How to focus? Reward so many hours of doing the money-maker with a half-hour of the fun stuff? Focus exclusively on the money-maker until some (arbitrary?) goal is met? Do the fun stuff first and wait till the deadline for the money-maker is looming and work like crazy?


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