At work with clear objec­tives and dead­lines I’m a ded­i­cat­ed wage slave dili­gent­ly work­ing nine to five (well, ten to sev­en). I can set pri­or­i­ties, bal­ance the bor­ing shit I need to do with the inter­est­ing stuff I want to do and ensure that as much as is prac­ti­cal gets done.

Unfor­tu­nate­ly when I don’t have dead­lines I just let things drift. Pro­cras­ti­na­tion is just so much darn fun. Sad­ly I have a long list of inter­est­ing stuff I real­ly want to do but I seem to make such lit­tle progress. It’s not (only) a time issue, it didn’t get much bet­ter when I was between jobs.

So this my way of impos­ing dead­lines on myself. I’m com­mit­ting to at least one post a week with a sig­nif­i­cant objec­tive each month. This is a pub­licly com­mit­ment to achiev­ing some­thing. With any luck it might even be inno­v­a­tive and inter­est­ing.