Staying motivated without urgency

Motivation — when we want it most, it just isn’t there. For example; motivation to close Slack and focus on an important task. Motivation to stop procrastinating and go to the gym. Motivation to say no to a chocolate bar and yes to a healthy snack.

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How to write a conference talk

Last week I took the stage at LaraconEU to speak to a crowd of professional developers about feelings and the ever-lasting industry pressure of high performance.

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My stupid side projects

"Side projects are stupid” he declared into the microphone.

Tobias van Schneider paced the stage as he declared to a room of hungry designers and developers that side projects were stupid.

What?!

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Stop making excuses and do the things you suck at

A friend of mine was recently talking about getting into running in order to keep fit and healthy. He’d previously done weights but has been in search of some form of cardio to add to his work-out routine.

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Passion can't be found, so stop looking for it

Ah, that quest we’ve been told over and over we need to take in order to live a fulfilling life. Let me pack my backpack and stock up on some supplies while I embark on this journey to find my passion…

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