How to Make Time for Your Side Project

image0It’s easy to fall in to the procrastination trap. The feedback loop of inaction and depression that means you don’t produce anything. Nothing. At. All. Like an addict surfing Hacker News, Reddit, twitter and facebook looking for your next fix of trivial, meaningless data: at end the day you have created nothing at all. Zero. Zilch. Nada. Nothing.

Breaking out of the loop can be hard. Sometimes a shunt is required to terminate the destructive cycle. If you do manage to break out of the loop, you can reverse it. You can find a positive state of mind. You become productive, creative and even lucky. *Increasing your ‘luck surface area’ is a way to maximize your output by **doing and then telling*.