1."The single most important change you can make in your working habits is to switch to creative work first, reactive work second. This means blocking off a chunk of time every day for work on your own priorities. Turn off the phone and e-mail during this time."
2. "Book time on your calendar for focused work. Respect those blocks of time as you would a client meeting."
3. "It's better to disappoint a few people over small things than surrender your dreams to an empty inbox. Otherwise, you're sacrificing your potential for the illusion of professionalsism."
4. "What I do every day matters more than what I do once in a while."