Skimming the Cream

Ideas that are captured, then left to languish and starve on a dusty Someday/Maybe list, buried under piles or filed away and forgotten are wasted.

Continually review and evaluate ideas to choose the best ones to act on.

  • Why is this a good idea? Does it fit my goals?
  • Which ideas provide the best return on investment?
  • What resources would be needed?

Imagine your idea list like a Netflix Queue where you can rearrange the priority levels with a flick of the wrist. What’s at the top?netflix queue

Skim the cream: concentrate on the top ideas, projects, and goals.

Plant ideas, but don’t bury them: give them enough time to germinate, but not so much that they turn into compost.

Don’t plan ideas to death: How to Grow Your Ideas at LifeDev.

I write about goal setting, time management, and other skills for personal development, happiness, and a productive life. My fascination with phonics and the pursuit of literacy is shared at I enjoy reading books and watching movies based on the screen and page method.

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3 comments on “Skimming the Cream
  1. […] and Findability Like talents that are never found or expressed, like ideas that languish and are lost, “Information that’s hard to find is information you can’t use.” -Peter […]

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