I open a blank document and start writing about a problem I want to tackle that day or something that’s on my mind. It often begins as an incoherent stream-of-consciousness, but after about five minutes, I start to develop new ideas. I find clarity in the chaos.
Most people aren’t willing to do the hard work to use obstacles as fuel to become a better version of themselves. It requires too much energy, while cracking open a beer or watching another episode is so much easier.