General Productivity

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 ×

General Productivity

The importance of being honest with yourself

The importance of being honest with yourself

Productivity tips and hacks are useful, but most of them are useless if you’re not honest with yourself. That might sound a bit hippie-dippy, but it’s not.

by × May 14, 2013 ×

General Productivity

How to kick bad habits by making them “more expensive”

How to kick bad habits by making them “more expensive”

People hate losing what they have, but that’s not entirely a bad thing, because you can use the awesome power of “loss aversion” to your advantage to lose weight.

by × May 8, 2013 ×

General Productivity

Ideas are worthless, and execution is worth everything

Ideas are worthless, and execution is worth everything

It’s funny how an article from 2005 can still be so relevant today. About eight years ago, Derek Silvers (the founder of CDBaby)¬†wrote about how ideas are worthless by themselves, and only become worth something when they’re multiplied by great execution. I’m tempted to post his article in full because […]

by × April 30, 2013 ×

General Productivity

How the ‘jobs-to-be-done’ theory will change how you think about your life

How the ‘jobs-to-be-done’ theory will change how you think about your life

In Clayton Christensen’s book, How Will You Measure Your Life, he talks about his jobs-to-be-done theory. The theory states that when a consumer (me or you) buys a product, they buy it to perform a particular job.

by × April 30, 2013 ×

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