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    UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 38: Building Creative Habits with Shawn Blanc

    Published October 27, 2016 by Jane PortmanCategories: Productivity

    UI Breakfast Podcast

    Your creative skills aren’t worth much until you practice them regularly. But how do you find time for that? Our special guest today is Shawn Blanc — author of The Focus Course, a creative entrepreneur, and my role model from years ago. You’ll learn how to set goals, avoid distractions, build personal integrity, adopt the right habits, and live a truly focused life.

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    Show Notes

    The Focus Course, Shawn Blanc, The Sweet Setup, Tools & Toys — Shawn’s websites and projects

    Byword — great tool for writing in Markdown (read its review on Tools & Toys)

    Delight is in the Details — Shawn’s first book (read my review here)

    The Procrastinator’s Guide to Progress

    The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna

    The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

    Deep Work by Cal Newport

    Monument Valley Soundtrack — Shawn’s favorite music for doing focused work

    Download your worksheet on finding creative focus (and more free resources from Shawn)

    Follow Shawn on Twitter: @shawnblanc

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