Productivity, Simplified

I once read that Jerry Seinfeld gave this advice to a young comic looking to make a name for himself.

I’ve filed this among my notecards under ‘productivity.'

"He told me to get a big wall calendar that has a whole year on one page and hang it on a prominent wall. The next step was to get a big red magic marker.

 "He said for each day that I do my task of writing, I get to put a big red 'X' over that day. After a few days, you'll have a chain. Just keep at it and the chain will grow longer every day. You'll like seeing that chain, especially when you get a few weeks under your belt. Your only job next is not to break the chain."

 "Don't break the chain," he said again for emphasis.”

Did you start a chain today? Are you in the middle of one?

The goal is not to break the chain.

Happy New Year!