The Art of the Finish


Blog post by Cal Newton

Pre-Reading Question


accomplished (adj. from accomplish)
overrated (adj. from overrate)
crave (regular verb)
all-nighter (noun phrase)
big score (noun phrase)
end up (phrasal verb)
push (noun)
mundane (adj.)
lie fallow (set expression)

Main Activity

Read the blog post for gist to answer the following questions:

  1. What arguments does the author make against traditional productivity systems?
  2. What is meant by Zeno’s Paradox of Productivity?
  3. What is the difference between a project and a task?
  4. Do you find the current project page to be a useful idea?