Focus on your core work
So many things can distract us from what the core of our work is all about. Email is often a distraction, but there are so many more – Facebook and Twitter, consuming news whether on the internet or TV, politics inside your industry or company, promotion and self-promotion, and the list goes on.
Too often, the other “stuff” drowns out the real work that has purpose and meaning. It’s the real work that we get paid for, that inspires us, that inspires others.
His drawing table is his core – it’s what pays off for him. Every else is just other stuff.
What’s your core? What do you do that really, truly delivers value? What really gets you excited about the work?
And just as importantly, what’s keeping you from doing that work?