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Being In Laser Mode

Laser mode happens when your attention is truly focused on the present: you’re in the flow, meaning you are fully engaged, and immersed in the moment.

The key to getting into Laser mode and focusing on your Highlight is to defeat distraction. To do that, make distraction hard to access. When distractions are not accessible, you don’t have to worry about willpower.

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Make Time is a framework that can help you create more time for the things you find important, in 4 steps, repeated every day:

  1. Observe what’s going on.
  2. Guess why things are happening the way they are.
  3. Experiment to test your hypothesis.
  4. Measure the results and decide whether you were right.

  • Write down your highlight of the day. Put it in a visible place, to create a visual reminder.
  • Trust your gut to decide whether an urgent, joyful, or satisfying Highlight is best for today.
  • Repeat to build momentum and create a habit.
  • Choose the same Highlight for seve...

When you don’t take care of your body, your brain can’t do its job.

  • No notifications; leave only the really critical and useful ones enabled.
  • Log out when you're done with an app, and keep a clean Homescreen.
  • Stay out of Infinity Pools: don’t reach for your phone first thing in the morning, read the news weekly, not daily, put a timer on y...

Take control of your time by choosing where you direct your attention. And your daily Highlight is the target of that attention.
Principles for picking your Highlight:

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