The best book about work and productivity I ever read wasn’t even about that, which is why you should read it if you care about this stuff. This is Water is short enough to be finished in 30 minutes, and the pedigree of its author ensures that you can read it in public without feeling like some sad-sack self-help junkie. I just re-read it myself, and here’s the gist: Life — the only one you get — consists of what you pay attention to. There is literally nothing else. via Confessions of a recovering lifehacker « John Pavlus.