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Donald Trump (cc photo: Gage Skidmore)

Donald Trump’s run for president can actually teach us a lot about productivity

I’ll admit, the headline for this article is pretty linkbaity, but let me explain. From the moment Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign, he started saying controversial things, and people started paying attention to him. In my opinion (and at the risk of getting political), his campaign has been pure […]

by × September 21, 2015 ×

Energy, Focus, Time

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive

My 100 favorite time, energy, and attention hacks that will let you get more done.

by × May 1, 2014 ×

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To be more creative, don’t set traditional goals, set “process goals”

To be more creative, don’t set traditional goals, set “process goals”

Setting process goals, as opposed to regular goals, will allow you to be much more creative.

by × February 20, 2014 ×

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The Progress Trap: Why you shouldn’t track your progress on your goals

The Progress Trap: Why you shouldn’t track your progress on your goals

Tracking progress on your goals can actually make you less likely to achieve them.

by × November 4, 2013 ×

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Why ‘active listening’ will make you more productive, and how to do it

Why ‘active listening’ will make you more productive, and how to do it

When you actively listen to what someone is trying to say, your conversations become more valuable, meaningful, and productive. Here’s how to do it.

by × October 31, 2013 ×

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How to ‘Flow’: Here’s the most magical chart you’ll come across today

How to ‘Flow’: Here’s the most magical chart you’ll come across today

According to a sizeable amount of research, one of the best ways to maximize happiness is to ‘flow’ more often. Here’s how to do it.

by × September 12, 2013 ×

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Warning: Are you putting your future self on sale?

Warning: Are you putting your future self on sale?

Studies have shown that people think of their present and future selves as completely different people, and that they often make terrible decisions because of it. Here’s how to steer clear of that trap.

by × August 21, 2013 ×

Focus

Want to succeed at something? Go all-in.

Want to succeed at something? Go all-in.

One of the main reasons you’re reading these words right now is because I went ‘all in’ on A Year of Productivity.

by × July 15, 2013 ×

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