Calman Hilkert
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Jul
28
Sequentiality

Sequentiality

So often, in work and life, completing even the most simple of tasks absorb more time and energy than they're worth when we stop-and go, pause-and-reset.
1 min read
Jul
21
Embrace Constraints

Embrace Constraints

Optionality is a privilege, entertaining endless options is obstructive.
1 min read
Jul
14
The Three Levels of Discipline

The Three Levels of Discipline

What decision, if made, could provide the most positive impact on your life?
1 min read
Jul
07
Inch Closer to Occasional Boredom

Inch Closer to Occasional Boredom

Being bored all afternoon isn't helpful, but being bored for long enough to be guided by our solitude is helpful.
1 min read
Jun
30
Guess and Check

Guess and Check

In many ways, guess and check is the prerequisite mindset to effectively run a (life) experiment.
2 min read
Jun
23
Create (Just a Little More) Space

Create (Just a Little More) Space

Often we react quickly without hesitation. Something happens — and we're already responding. This can be helpful for fight-or-flight situations, but
1 min read
Jun
16
Ask a Different Question

Ask a Different Question

It's not that everything is or should be easy, but we're doing ourselves a disservice if we make hard what doesn't need to be.
1 min read
Jun
09
Assume You Can

Assume You Can

Whatever your target, goal, or vision — begin first with belief.
1 min read
Jun
02
When Best Friend Becomes Fiancé

When Best Friend Becomes Fiancé

The practice of savoring is something I enjoyed this past weekend and encourage you to try. I consider it to be a mixture of gratitude, presence, and conscious acknowledgement.
1 min read
May
26
The Antidote To Most Ick: Curiosity and Gratitude

The Antidote To Most Ick: Curiosity and Gratitude

I encourage you to invoke curiosity and/or gratitude the next time you experience a feeling of ick you're not quite sure what to do with.
2 min read