Day 26

Making my mind like water

Woman jumping up out of water with splashing all around her
Photo by Jess Zoerb on Unsplash

Dear Mr. Allen,

I’m writing to thank you for helping settle my life. Before I discovered your book and productivity methodology, “Getting Things Done” life was pretty chaotic.

Your saying that a trustworthy productivity system can make the “mind like water” is very apt.

My life calmed once I had…



Day 25

A day watching the (in)famous

Two people on large flat beach
Photo by Mark Timberlake on Unsplash

There are so many people whose brains I’d like to pick, talk with, learn from. Socrates (was he really such a philosophical badass?), Abraham Lincoln about Federal oversight vs. State autonomy, and what made Mr. Rogers such a pleasant fellow.

I’d also like to simply observe unseen

  • Watching Ernest Hemmingway writing A Farewell to Arms
  • Pablo Picasso's…



Derek Reinhard

Derek Reinhard

Productive like a fox. Author of 3 GTD how-to books. Writes about productivity, self-improvement, and coffee. Twitter that_clever_fox