A picture from a photo shoot commissioned by Carleton Now magazine.

A picture from a photo shoot commissioned by Carleton magazine.

If you’re curious, here are a few media outlets I’ve appeared on in the past! For press inquiries, kindly contact


Stop Trying to Be Productive

8 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2020

A 4-Day Workweek for 5 Days’ Pay?
Unilever New Zealand Is the Latest to Try

Having Trouble Finishing This Headline? Then This Book Is For You

The Pitfalls of Productivity

Distracted? Work Harder!

The Case for Doing Nothing

How Productivity Apps Can Make Us Less Productive (And Less Happy)

Will 5G Reinvent Working From Home?

America Is Drowning in Lists

Why Forgetfulness Might Actually Help You


The 3 Best Business Books of the New Year

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day


These Four Common Mistakes Are Making You Less Productive At Work

The Secret of People Who Always Meet Their Deadlines

How Keeping Track of These Two Things Totally Transformed My Productivity

Five New Habits That Will Make You More Organized In 2016

Six Ways The Most Productive People Send Emails

Six Expert Tricks For Achieving Inbox Zero Every Day

How to solve complex problems (by not focusing on them)


Still Trying to Get More Done

4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination


Man watches 296 TED Talks in a week. We ask him why.

7 strategies to keep your phone from taking over your life

Feature Interview: Why Being Less Busy is the Key to Getting More Done


Why we can’t concentrate — and how to fix it

8 Ways to Get Stuff Done


Five habits that help Chris Bailey stay productive

Make time for productivity – and procrastination


Slacker success: Why working 20 hours a week is more effective than 90


How ‘scatterfocus’ can improve focus and attention span

Lessons from a year of extreme productivity

This 15-minute daily exercise can make you more successful

This is the time of day when you should work on your most important tasks

A guy who spent 10 days in complete isolation discovered this key productivity insight

Why finding your ‘biological prime time’ could be the key to success at work

One huge myth about how to get more stuff done during the day


10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Unload Your Thoughts and Ideas With a “Mind Capture” Ritual

Give Yourself a “Think Break” to Keep Your Long-Term Work Focused

Track Your Commitment, Not Progress, to Achieve Your Resolutions

Set Aside a “Maintenance Day” for Your Less Important Tasks

Work on Your Highest-Leverage Task First to Boost Motivation


A few other places my work and I have been featured: BBC; Oprah Magazine; SELF Magazine; TODAY Show (1, 2); VoxNew York MagazineChatelaineMaclean’sMetro MagazineFoundr Magazine (PDF); CBC; CTV; 99U; New York PostPsychologies Magazine, Reader’s Digest; Reader’s Digest CanadaPsychology Today; CTV’s The Social Talk ShowCarleton Now Magazine;; Inc. Magazine; Forbes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) ; The Guardian; Mashable; Buzzfeed; The Huffington Post; Gretchen Rubin’s blog.

A few podcasts I’ve been invited to appear on: The Ezra Klein Show; Jordan Harbinger; Unmistakeable Creative (1, 2, 3); The School of Greatness; Beyond the To Do List (1, 2, 3); Becoming Superhuman (1, 2, 3); Art of Manliness (1, 2); iProcrastinate; How to be Awesome at Your Job (1, 2, 3).

If you’re looking of an image of me to use, kindly use this one. It was generously released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license by Chris Roussakis, an Uber-talented photographer from Ottawa.

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