The Field Notes designer on building a varied (and successful) creative career.
By Dave Benton
If it's hard for you to find time to read, try focusing instead on learning through audio. While awkward at first, with some practice (and the right apps) you'll quickly become a pro.
By Michael Simmons
Tell yourself you'll try a new habit for "only five minutes." Your lizard brain will take care of the rest.
By Benjamin Spall
When trying to build a rock-solid routine, it is a question of "when" and not "if" you will face an unexpected obstacle.
By Jamie Todd Rubin
Real habit change comes from taking a candid look at your shortcomings. Or, as Epictetus once said: "Self-scrutiny applied with kindness."
By Paul Jun
Kleon, author Newspaper Blackout, Steal Like an Artist, and Show Your Work! on self-promotion in the age of the internet.
By Jocelyn K. Glei
Surprisingly, it can be the little things that have an outsized impact on our day-to-day happiness levels.
By Gregory Ciotti
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when tackling a big project. The next time you find yourself procrastinating, start small. Your creativity and imagination will handle the rest.
By Mark McGuinness
Getting immersed in your work is all about finding the balance between “way too easy” and “breaking a sweat.”
By Sam Spurlin