Productivity advice from Mark Twain

From Mark Twain:

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex and overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.

5 thoughts on “Productivity advice from Mark Twain

  1. Chinese say that “big things can be reduced to small things and small things can be reduced to nothing”. I find it in a programming book some years ago.

  2. I think “Innocents Abroad” has some of the best humor written in English. Up there with Pynchon’s “Vineland”.

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