Articles by: Chris Bailey

General Productivity

What advice would you give yourself?

What advice would you give yourself?

Advice is cheap, so it’s not surprising that people dispense it left and right. But there is one person people usually don’t ask advice from: themselves.

by × May 27, 2013 ×

General Productivity

The best (passive-aggressive) motivational wallpaper you’ll come across today

The best (passive-aggressive) motivational wallpaper you’ll come across today

Click here to download the best motivational wallpaper you’ll come across today! This wallpaper is guaranteed to make you 200% more productive, in 10 minutes, with no effort on your part at all! Click now!

by × May 27, 2013 ×

Productivity Experiments

Life without my best friend… I mean, my cellphone.

Life without my best friend… I mean, my cellphone.

It’s no surprise that walking around all day with a mini-computer attached to your hip rewires how you think. I’ve lived without my smartphone for the last two weeks, and this article is a summary of my thoughts so far.

by × May 24, 2013 ×

Focus

Want to feel more productive? Lower your expectations.

Want to feel more productive? Lower your expectations.

This isn’t a tactical tip, but it is a practical one. High expectations cause stress and unhappiness, and lowering your expectations will not only make you feel more calm and happy, but also more productive.

by × May 23, 2013 ×

Technology

6 smartphone keyboard hacks that will make you type faster

6 smartphone keyboard hacks that will make you type faster

If you’re like me, you spend a ton of time typing on your smartphone’s keyboard. Here are six quick smartphone keyboard tricks you should be taking advantage of!

by × May 23, 2013 ×

Time

High-leverage activity: Learn to touch type

High-leverage activity: Learn to touch type

If you’re like me, you’ll spend more than a year of your life typing nonstop. Learning to touch type is one of the highest leverage activities you can do.

by × May 22, 2013 ×

Productivity Experiments

Go away, 5:30.

So far, I’ve mostly failed at waking up at 5:30

So far my productivity experiments have gone swimmingly, with the exception of waking up at 5:30 every morning. Almost every morning, I struggle to get out of bed so early.

by × May 22, 2013 ×

General Productivity

8 things I learned about productivity at a four-day oncology camp

8 things I learned about productivity at a four-day oncology camp

For the last four days, I volunteered at a leadership development camp designed for teens who suffered from cancer and their siblings. Here are eight of the things I learned about productivity over the last four days.

by × May 21, 2013 ×

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