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General Productivity

What’s the most consequential thing you could be working on right now?

What’s the most consequential thing you could be working on right now?

The most powerful way to think about the tasks in your work is to think what consequences doing a task will have. In other words, what will be different in the world because you spent time on something? The most productive tasks in your work are the ones that set off […]

by × July 25, 2016 ×

Technology

6 ways to become more productive while playing Pokemon Go

6 ways to become more productive while playing Pokemon Go

As you might be able to deduce, with me cranking out two articles about Pokemon Go in just as many weeks, I’m in deep. But the truth is, I’m okay with that. As far as video games go, Pokemon Go is a pretty productive one—over the last seven days, I’ve […]

by × July 21, 2016 ×

Technology

Pokemon Go is the most productive video game ever created

Pokemon Go is the most productive video game ever created

I’m not a big gamer in any sense of the term, but as a kid, I played Pokemon on my Gameboy Color for hours on end—on long road trips, at school recess, and with other kids on the street I grew up on. That’s why I couldn’t have been more […]

by × July 14, 2016 ×

General Productivity

10 tested, proven ways to become less productive

10 tested, proven ways to become less productive

Let’s face it: while there is an abundance of articles on how to become more productive, there aren’t a lot on becoming less productive. With that in mind, I decided to put this article together. While it’s helpful to focus on how to get more done every day, it can […]

by × June 27, 2016 ×

Become More Awesome

Here’s why your daily commute may be destroying your happiness

Here’s why your daily commute may be destroying your happiness

  Occasionally a book comes along that changes the way you think about a topic. Happy City, by Charles Montgomery, is one of those books. It will change the way you look at how your city is structured, while giving you a bunch of pointers for how you can structure […]

by × June 21, 2016 ×

General Productivity

The 10 indispensable things I keep in my laptop bag at all times

The 10 indispensable things I keep in my laptop bag at all times

  Each week I receive a couple of emails asking what I like to carry with me when I travel. Believe it or not, this post took me a pretty long time to write. It’s not that writing listicles like this one is hard—it isn’t. But what took so long was […]

by × June 14, 2016 ×

Productivity Experiments

Experiment: How Music Affects Our Productivity

Experiment: How Music Affects Our Productivity

The deeper you look at productivity, the more things you discover that impact how much you get done every day. That includes some weirder things such as what you eat, whether or not you exercise, and even how fast you try to work. This idea is what has made it […]

by × June 7, 2016 ×

Technology

App Recommendation: Moment for iPhone/iPad

App Recommendation: Moment for iPhone/iPad

You probably spend more time on your phone than you realize. At least, I did. A couple months back, I downloaded an app called Moment, which is available for the iPhone and iPad. The app tracks two things during the day: 1. How many minutes you spend on your phone […]

by × June 2, 2016 ×

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