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If you want to die later, buy this book

If you want to die later, buy this book

Every once in a while, a book comes along that completely changes how you think and feel about a certain topic. Even as someone who reads quite a few books—I finish two or three a week—these books are rare. Here are a few examples of books that have changed my […]

by × April 13, 2016 ×

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To become more productive this week, try working less

To become more productive this week, try working less

Imagine it’s Monday morning and your phone rings. It’s Jim, who runs your work’s annual fundraising raffle. He’s calling to say that you won! You’ll be going on an all expenses paid trip to Australia! The only thing is, your flight leaves Wednesday morning—just two days from now. While things […]

by × April 6, 2016 ×

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A simple trick that will let you live 13.6 years longer

  If a genie magically appeared in front of you and asked whether you would like to extend your life by 13.6 years with just a small amount of effort, would you say yes? That’s not even a question—of course you would! How would you spend that time? Like imagining […]

by × February 29, 2016 ×

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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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How to determine the highest-leverage activities in your work

How to determine the highest-leverage activities in your work

There are a very small number of work tasks where you deliver 80 or even 90% of your value. These are your highest-leverage work activities.

by × February 18, 2014 ×

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How to tame ‘springy’ life elements, the reason you never have any free time

How to tame ‘springy’ life elements, the reason you never have any free time

You may notice that even when you have less to do, you still have no free time. Springy life elements are to blame, and here’s what to do about them.

by × November 15, 2013 ×

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Want to get more done? Take more breaks!

Want to get more done? Take more breaks!

Over the last few weeks I’ve observed my productivity as I’ve either taken frequent breaks, or not taken any at all. Here’s what I’ve learned!

by × October 17, 2013 ×

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Time hack: Create a ‘mindless’ list

Time hack: Create a ‘mindless’ list

Creating a list of the mindless things you do everyday and doing them at once will give you a huge productivity boost.

by × October 15, 2013 ×

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