the last 10 percent

In inspiration, motivation, stories by Jay Clouse

Probably the most referenced quote from Steve Jobs, one of the most referenced individuals of our lifetime, is regarding our role and potential in life. I won’t paraphrase it, just take two minutes and listen if you aren’t familiar. As much as I love to be contrarian, there are some references that are so good that they transcend my stubbornness. This is one of them. …

rediscovering short-term goals

In inspiration, motivation, productivity by Jay Clouse

It has been 369 days since my last “weekly email” was sent. It has been 192 days since my last formal journal writing. I had built up a decent readership, you guys were great at opening up with commentary and replying to my email blasts…it was, by all my own personal measures, successful. What happened? Well, that’s a great question. …