5 Reasons Why I Left Social Media (and 4 Things to Consider)

Reading Time: 11 minutes Prefer to listen? My jar ain’t big enough.  There’s a classic story told by Stephen Covey in his book First Things First entitled “The Big Rocks of Life.” In this story, a person speaking to a class of business students uses a gallon-sized jar to symbolize their schedule. He also uses various items to represent… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Left Social Media (and 4 Things to Consider)

5 Things I Really Like About the Pomodoro Technique

Reading Time: 4 minutes I recently started using the Pomodoro Technique. This technique is a work/break scheduling tool used initially by medical school students to foster focused “deep work.” “Pomodoro” simply means “tomato” in Italian — which was the shape of the kitchen timer used by its Italian developer, Francesco Cirillo, in the late ’80s. Here’s how it works:  Step… Continue reading 5 Things I Really Like About the Pomodoro Technique

About Ken

About the Site “Are you the ‘Ken Lane’?” Many years ago, I started a simple blog to document my own experiments in spiritual development and my desire to live more intentionally. I didn’t really keep track of the analytics as it was more a journal. A few years later, in my first Hebrew class at… Continue reading About Ken