Listen Up: Productivity Tips—and Why Jane Mount Wants to Paint Your Ideal Bookshelf
On today’s episode of #AFewThings, Claire and Erica talk about the tricks that help them tackle those never-ending to-do lists without (completely) losing their minds. And! Extremely prolific artist Jane Mount talks about the intimate, fascinating world of painting dream reading lists for Ideal Bookshelf, her painting series that’s spawned a book, pins, and wrapping paper!
P.S. Want a planner that looks just as pretty as the example up top? Rachel Wilkerson Miller has the perfect dot journaling primer.
Need some productivity inspo? This oral history of how Oprah became, well, Oprah makes a pretty great case for puttin’ in the work.
Three books to help you think about this stuff: Getting Things Done by David Allen, Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, and The Power of a Positive No by William Ury.
The rule of three, A.K.A. how to get shit done.
To dive into the basic strategies and tools team Of a Kind relies on, check out this episode.
Artist Jane Mount, creator of the charming, fascinating Ideal Bookshelf project, on why our bookshelves are really snapshots of ourselves...
You can commission Jane to paint a loved one’s Ideal Bookshelf, like Erica did, or buy the book—and did we mention you can wrap it in paper that has Claire and Erica’s choice books on it?!
Or, snag one of Jane’s 20x200 feminist bookshelf prints.
Jane’s favorite read right now: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (it’s a good one).
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