Articles by: Chris Bailey

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 ×

Health

The Soylent 2.0 formula is actually pretty good

The Soylent 2.0 formula is actually pretty good

I recently spoke at a private conference, and for fun, arranged to serve everyone in attendance a glass of Soylent. Soylent is a powdered food substitute that contains everything your body nutritionally needs over the course of the day—carbs, protein, fats, vitamins, minerals, etc. I was curious what people would […]

by × May 31, 2016 ×

General Productivity

Nothing will make you more productive than caring about your work

Nothing will make you more productive than caring about your work

The reason I love productivity so much is because our time is limited—and the best productivity tactics help us accomplish more in the limited time we have. It’s fun to invest in productivity tactics, and see them lead us to accomplish more. At the same time, the best productivity tactics […]

by × May 26, 2016 ×

Health

If drinking were an Olympic sport, here’s how you’d win a gold medal

If drinking were an Olympic sport, here’s how you’d win a gold medal

Adam Kreek is a gold medal winning Olympian, a speaker, and an all around nice guy. So when he writes about a topic, I immediately listen up. Recently, Adam published a piece on the CBC about the fives rules he follows to drink alcohol more productively. In my view, drinking […]

by × May 25, 2016 ×

Book Reviews

The 10 best productivity books out there

The 10 best productivity books out there

Over the last several years, especially during my productivity project, I’ve read countless books about productivity—some that were more helpful than others. When it came time to put this article together, it was very difficult to choose between them, with so many good ones out there. But finally I picked the […]

by × May 24, 2016 ×

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