The American identity is bound up by a continuous desire for improvement. Deep within our Americaness is the belief that everything, including ourselves, could and should be better than it is now. Stephen Fry gave an interview recently where he proposed and mused on this idea. It came about through a conversation about meditation. Fry… Read More Ever More Productive
You are not inherently a better person for perfecting your personal productivity.… Read More The Moral Trap of ‘More Productive’
How do you know what to do when you start your workday? Do you use a to-do list? Do you leave a sticky note on your computer monitor from the previous day? Do you let whatever emails are left in your inbox guide you to what to tackle first? Workers use all kinds of methods… Read More Subtle Reminders Can Trick You Into Being More Productive
Increase productivity, stop procrastinating, and feel more at ease with your work by using your brain differently.… Read More How to Make Work Feel Like Second Nature
To increase worker motivation, what has to change: the worker or the job?… Read More Who is Responsible for Your Motivation?
Choices don’t matter, but decisions do. How can you stay productive by knowing the difference?… Read More Stop Making Choices, Focus on Decisions
Two different types of distractions seem to effect people in the same way. What does that say about how and why we get distracted?… Read More Are Some People More Susceptible to Distractions?
Lack of sleep doesn’t affect all tasks equally. There are some things you can still do pretty well while sleep-deprived, and others you should avoid.… Read More Sleep-Deprived? You Can Still Be Productive, But You Have to Be Selective
Too distracted by political news to focus and get work done? It’s okay. I’ll tell you why. The answer starts with hot dogs.… Read More What 17,600 Calories Has to Do With Your Productivity
A seemingly obvious reason we procrastinate is because we lack motivation. Current theories say it’s something else, though.… Read More Why Are You Procrastinating? It’s Not Lack of Motivation