You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self

Awesome article by Peter Bregman:

https://hbr.org/2016/03/you-need-to-practice-being-your-future-self

“You need to spend time on the future even when there are more important things to do in the present and even when there is no immediately apparent return to your efforts. In other words — and this is the hard part — if you want to be productive, you need to spend time doing things that feel ridiculously unproductive.”

“Sometimes you need to be irresponsible with your current challenges in order to make real progress on your future self. You have to let the present just sit there, untended…”

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