Get Lit with Kit – May 2019

Marshall Goldsmith wrote about daily questions that can help you dominate your life’s circumstances. It requires reflection and daily practice, but if you root yourself in the present and follow through, the impact will be undeniable. Something else that will hopefully spark your introspection is Six Questions of Socrates. In it, Christopher Phillips explores pivotal questions of … More Get Lit with Kit – May 2019

Get Lit with Kit – best of July 2018

  I’ve been hearing about the benefits of transcendental meditation for years. This month I finally read Jack Forem’s book on the subject. I fully intend to explore further. Will keep you posted. (Along similar lines, this article on focus and attention can help you find the sweet spot and get things done in flow. It’s long, presumably to … More Get Lit with Kit – best of July 2018

Get Lit with Kit #19

Here’s something short and sweet. I’ve been reading oodles of non-fiction recently, but sometimes, it’s more fun to listen. Check out Hardcore History by Dan Carlin. If you’ve never listened to history before, strongly recommend Prophets of Doom as your initiation. Let me know if you like it. K-OS’s Joyful Rebellion was a staple in the early 2000’s. Check out … More Get Lit with Kit #19

Get Lit with Kit #7

This Goals v. Systems article has been floating around in the fitness and education spheres recently. James Clear presents a great analysis of how a little bit of concrete work every day actually leads to accomplishing goals. It’s process oriented and quite useful if you’re the type of person who is motivated to set goals but struggles … More Get Lit with Kit #7

Get Lit with Kit #5

I overcommitted (no surprises there) and have been extremely stressed out for the past few weeks. While talking to my coach, I realized that a lot of my stress is all self created because I think everything needs to be handled immediately. Obviously, my focus for the next week will be: “Don’t invent unnecessary urgency.” … More Get Lit with Kit #5