Tagged "hack"

A Prescription for Breathing

What meditation does

Reading Multiple Books at Once: Good Weird

Reading multiple books at the same time makes you enjoy them more

Guard Your Identity

Why Protecting Your Identity Increases Your Contentment

Twenty Minute Headstart

How to beat procrastination by tricking your mind

A Technique for Getting Unstuck When Working Alone

When you work alone you get stuck. Whether it be a hard problem, a heavy lunch, or just a bad interaction with resistance there are times when you find yourself in a rut and need to force your way out of it.

Personal Pre-Mortems

If you are like me you can get into a mindset of negative thinking where you can poke holes in any potential project idea or action.

How To Read 118 Books In One Year

This year I continued my odd quest to read a lot of books and ended up reading more than last year.

Help with the Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro technique is a rare productivity tool: simple, powerful, and popular.

You Need a Don't Do List

Most people agree that a “to do list” is a great way to track work tasks whether it be shopping lists or work lists or people that you need to tickle this week.

Fake Work

We have all been there – you are busy all day but as the day ends you still haven’t done The One Thing that you really should have finished today.

Staying Productive: Take Real Breaks and Keep away from Ace of Base

My productivity tip of the day is pretty simple and exists in two parts:

Sacred Space: Building the Energy of your Home Office

In a previous entry I mentioned that you should have certain infrastructure readily-available when you work from home.

The Dangerous Effects of Reading

I am working out of a massive office building in one of those little commercial compounds this week.