Rest Day – Buffer Day – Focus Day

(2 of 5) California Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) resting in a colony of a dozen sea otters and wrapped in kelp ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_otter ) at Target Rock near Morro Rock in Morro Bay, CA,02 June 2010. Photo by "Mike" Michael L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com; Shooting a Canon EOS 1D Mark III 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera, Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens with circular polarizer (to great effect), and a Canon EF 1.4X II Extender Telephoto Accessory, handheld, but braced on rocks while positioned at waterÕs edge about 0.5 meter above the water level. To use this photo, please see the access, attribution, and commenting recommendations at http://www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit - Please, no invites with images, flashing icons or award/post rules.

My friend introduced me to this concept recently and I’ve found it really helpful. Rest days: complete break from work (I call them “no computer” days). Buffer days: get through the myriad of small things that pile up. Focus days: move the needle on Big Projects. Some observations: Rest days need to happen before they are […]

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