When the pressure is on, turn to The Mighty List. I did a post a while back about how to maximize balancing an overwhelming amount of things. Prioritizing wisely is extremely important for maintaining your sanity. Some things can just wait…even if they disagree.
And on that note, my originally planned post for August will do just that. After taking PTO like a boss back in June, we decided to look into options for a new house. I had no intentions of moving quickly on this (pun intended), but sometimes moving carefully and methodically lets an opportunity slip by. In the span of a month, we sold our old house and moved into a new one.
I’ve been enjoying reading, researching and writing this blog, more so than I thought I would. I revisit some of the articles and challenge myself: do I really do this or do I simply say I do? Writing it all down forces me to dissect how I approach things and discover ways to improve. I want to take the time to shape and craft the next post such that it truly captures what I want to say. With the move this past month, some time is needed for the next article.
In the meantime, please enjoy this article from Billionaire Richard Branson. He is an avid promoter of the importance of To Do Lists and keeping priorities straight. Passion, Fun, Priorities: How I have Avoided Work-Life Balance Burnout
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on the topic of buying a house, and slightly related to the post in general, look at the book “Algorithms to live by” by Brian Christian. Great book for programmers as it will instantly seem familiar and helps with decision making.
If I remember right the approach to purchase a house (or really anything) is to take a third of your time to buy to look and then take the first viable option that beats or matches the best from the time looking. I think that’s right… read the book, author explains it much better than I 🙂
Interesting! Think it would work well as an audiobook? Side note: my professor who taught Algorithms for my Computer Science degree had a masters in psychology.