Today is Halloween and I am terrified. Last week, Google announced they achieved “quantum supremacy”. Google claims their quantum computer can solve the same equation in 200 seconds where today’s world’s fastest supercomputer would take over 10,000 years.
We are creatures with short attention spans. This is increasingly obvious as we have hundreds of companies battling for our attention every day. As if ads and push notifications were not enough, we also have 15 different methods that co-workers, friends, and now grandmothers can reach out to us at any time of the day.
By the end of the day, we feel exhausted because of all of these disruptions turn into distractions. We weren’t able to get anything done so we look at our social feeds to “feel better”. Now we even get less done.
Here’s how to prevent getting stuck in that rut.
Whoa, look at that… I am back to blogging again! Let’s be real: blogging is a pain. It takes a ton of effort to publish a post and you don’t get an instant return on investment. This is where I failed and gave up every time.
But like most things, my perspective is usually incorrect my first time through. This time, it’s a whole different perspective. Instead of chasing Google Analytics metrics, I am measuring success by the number of meaningful conversations that my blog creates.
Let me explain more…