General Productivity

General Productivity

My new Google Talk

My new Google Talk

by × January 18, 2017 ×

General Productivity

You’re not as busy as you think

You’re not as busy as you think

Convinced you’re cramming 70 hours into a 40-hour work week? Think again.

by × November 28, 2016 ×

General Productivity

5 bits of advice I give, that I find hard to follow

5 bits of advice I give, that I find hard to follow

We all have things that hinder our productivity. Here’s how I overcome mine.

by × October 24, 2016 ×

General Productivity

5 ways to read more books, and then read them more productively

5 ways to read more books, and then read them more productively

I don’t watch many movies or much TV, but I devour books by the truckload. Most weeks I receive a fresh new box of books from Amazon, and by the time the week is done I’m finished another one or two of them. I’ve had this reading ritual for years, […]

by × September 14, 2016 ×

General Productivity

My New TED Talk: A More Human Approach to Productivity

My New TED Talk: A More Human Approach to Productivity

A month or so back, I was invited to speak at TEDx Liverpool, and the talk was just posted online! I absolutely love how it turned out—and hope you will too! Take a look here. Enjoy! Chris p.s. No obligation whatsoever, but it would mean a lot to me if […]

by × September 7, 2016 ×

General Productivity

Sometimes crap work is fun work

Sometimes crap work is fun work

A lot of writers in the productivity space—myself included—rail against crap work. Crap work is the stuff we have to do as a part of our job that provides us with a low return on our time—tasks like administrative work, data entry, scheduling things, or anything else we could automate […]

by × August 22, 2016 ×

General Productivity

It often doesn’t matter how productive you are

It often doesn’t matter how productive you are

There is no productivity There is a quote that I love from Pierre Reverdy (a French poet): “There is no love; there are only proofs of love.” This quote applies to a lot. Take airport security, as an example. Over the last month, I’ve gone through airport security more than […]

by × August 15, 2016 ×

General Productivity

Waking up early doesn’t make you more productive. Here’s what does

Waking up early doesn’t make you more productive. Here’s what does

One of the biggest productivity myths out there is that waking up early makes you productive. The idea of waking up early is a sexy one: a lot of people dream about being a productive early riser; drinking a cup coffee, reading the news, working out, and meditating before the […]

by × August 1, 2016 ×

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