Articles by: Chris Bailey

Become More Awesome

The most terrifying question you will ask yourself today

The most terrifying question you will ask yourself today

I was going to make this one of those blog posts where I ask you to grab a pen and a piece of paper (“I’ll wait”), ask you to write down a bunch of garbage and then answer a question, but I decided against it. No one ever actually grabs […]

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Time

5 ways to be more productive the next time you do the dishes

5 ways to be more productive the next time you do the dishes

It’s a simple equation: the dishes need to get done, because if they don’t get done, they pile up and then you get sad. But here’s the thing – activities that eat up a lot of time but only a little attention are incredible opportunities to be more productive.

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Energy

Is more conflict the key to becoming more productive?

Is more conflict the key to becoming more productive?

If you’re anything like me, you love TED talks and productivity. So when I was stumbling around on TED.com and found Margaret Heffernan’s talk about productivity, my brain almost ate itself. In a nut, Heffernan is a successful businesswoman who has been the CEO at five large companies, and she […]

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Meditation/Mindfulness

4 Ways to Surf the Internet Mindfully

4 Ways to Surf the Internet Mindfully

Second only to Narnia, the Internet is the most magical, make-believe place in the world. And because it’s so magical, it’s incredibly easy to get lost in it; jumping around from one distraction to the next – from pictures of food, to cute kittens, to cute girls on Facebook, to […]

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Time

The Two Minute Rule

The Two Minute Rule

However you manage your schedule, it’s easy to get caught in the trap of adding absolutely everything to it because, man, that feeling of crossing something off of it just feels so good. The two minute rule will save you from that trap.

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Energy

13 things to do ‘because it’s Thursday’

13 things to do ‘because it’s Thursday’

This blog is about becoming more productive, but too much productivity can add rigidity to your life. Being a bit more impulsive can help you push back against that rigidity.

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Time

Get Unstuck: How to manage your time with the Pomodoro Technique

Get Unstuck: How to manage your time with the Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique is a dead-simple time management technique that breaks your time down into easy-to-manage chunks. It helps you focus, get more done (in less time), and become much more productive. What’s not to love?

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Meditation/Mindfulness

A one-minute gift to yourself

A one-minute gift to yourself

Stop. Just stop, right now. I have a gift to share with you. It’s not a unique gift, or one that you haven’t received before – it’s called ‘this moment’. Corny, right? Keep reading. Right now, are you bouncing around between status updates, website links, and other distractions? On your […]

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