To be at the office and to be at work are not always the same thing.
As the prostitute once said, “It’s not the work, it’s the stairs.”
Discipline is the sum of habits multiplied by time. The stronger the habits, the less time one needs.
There are tasks and projects we do, and then there is our work. There is no harmony without all of these notes being sung together.
A tool that makes work is no longer a tool.
Use your tools; don’t let your tools use you.
There will never be productivity tools or tactics that can actually put your ass in the chair and make you get something done.[*]
Self-discipline is the ultimate killer app.
Do not put off repetitive tasks; embrace the opportunity for mindful reflection.
Do it yourself, or delegate it. You can’t do both.
Sometimes the one you must delegate to is yourself in the future.
Discipline is a life habit, not a life hack.
Freedom is completing the thing long avoided.
Good discipline requires practice; good practice requires discipline.
When the time comes, you should be there.
Discipline knows the color of the empty inbox.
Discipline is the sound of one hand clapping the laptop shut at the end of the day.