Author: Egil

  • September 24: F. Scott Fitzgerald Was Born in 1896

    “That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald Wikipedia: Born Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald September 24, 1896 St. Paul, Minnesota, United States Died December 21, 1940 (aged 44) Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United […]

  • Great Tools to Boost Your Personal Productivity & Be Creative

    “Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.” ― David Allen “You can do anything, but not everything.” ― David Allen TOC Introduction Fundamental principles & rules in my approach. Software tools Hardware tools A few recommended books   Introduction My life changed dramatically after attending a GTD seminar in London – March 3, […]

  • Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example by Steve McClatchy – A 27-min Summary

    “Decide delivers: If you’re struggling to lead not just manage, if you’re frustrated that your? very best results are just beyond reach, or if you’re simply at war with your calendar, Steve McClatchy’s new book is for you. Decide is a rare fresh take at some of the thorny problems that block our best work. […]

  • Great Thinkers: Plato

      “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation” – Plato – The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. -Alfred North Whitehead (Process and Reality) – PLATO and Aristotle were the most […]

  • Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert – A 27-min Summary

    “Big Magic is a celebration of a creative life…Gilbert’s love of creativity is infectious, and there’s a lot of great advice in this sunny book…Gilbert doesn’t just call for aspiring artists to speak their truth, however daffy that may appear to others; she is showing them how.” —Washington Post – “In [Gilbert’s] first foray into […]