The Internet is home to many a treatise about the Best This or the Cool New Way to Do That. But this obsession with tools is misguided. Unless you’re a carpenter, a mechanic, or a surgeon, choosing the perfect tool is usually a distraction, yet another way to stay busy instead of doing the work you want to be doing.
We believe wholeheartedness is fundamental to everything this book is about: presence, attention, and making time for what matters.
Take a break and leave your headphones at home. Just listen to the sounds of traffic, or the clack of your keyboard, or your footsteps on the pavement. Resist the itch to fill the blank space.