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An objection to "do what you enjoy"

One big fear we have is that when we let ourselves do what we enjoy, we'd waste even more hours each day on social media, instead of doing important things.

But we know that when we start a session of challenging work, we often need to give ourselves a push. After that, it's the enjoyment that'll sustain our motivation, not productivity hacks.

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The best predictor of getting things done

The best predictor of getting things done

The secret to great productivity is simply to do what you enjoy.

Copying other successful people will not guarantee you success: Just because Elon Musk works 120 hours a week does not mean that you'll have the same success if you work for 120 hours a week. Musk likes to work those hours. If you tried to follow that schedule, you'd have to make yourself do it. The same goes to advice like "write every day." It won't work unless you want to write.

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