People don’t want productivity tips to make them more productive. By and large, they want them because they give the promise that you can be someone other than who you are now. The negative things you see in yourself can be washed away. That’s the promise, and it can be a moral trap. The more… Read More We Read Productivity Tips Because They Promise a Better Self
A desire to be productive in their free time is changing how people choose to spend it, putting pleasure to the wayside in favor of collectible experiences.… Read More The Productivity Mindset is Changing How People Spend Their Free Time
When it’s time to buckle down and get a task or project done, we often assume we need to work on it undistracted and without interruption until it’s done. Focus. Put in the work. Don’t stop until it’s done. In reality, not all work works this way. Yes, we often need stretches of uninterrupted focus… Read More 5 Unproductive Actions That Make You More Productive
Put important information into a system you trust and stop trying to store it in your head. … Read More Let Go of Trying to Remember
Five reasons you should throw all productivity advice out the window.… Read More Do Not Follow Productivity Advice
When real consequences are at stake, fear of failure is more than simply fear of shame. … Read More ‘Fear of Failure’ Is More Than Merely Emotional Worry
Will increasing your productivity give you what you want? Let’s back up. What do you want? We’re taught that we should always be improving ourselves, our work, our ambition. There’s a cultural mindset that we can always be better or do better. It’s become a moral imperative that we must at least try to be… Read More Will Being More Productive Give You What You Want?
Relinquish control in these two areas to set yourself up for success.… Read More When Are We Better Off With Someone Else in Control?
The KonMari Method can give your productivity a boost, but it might be temporary. Here’s what else you need to do to stay decluttered and focused.… Read More How Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method Can Help Productivity (and What It’s Missing)
Nearly everyone wants to procrastinate less. We all do it to some degree, but it’s a behavior that’s extremely hard to curb in part because we spend little time thinking about it until after it’s too late. But there is a key to stopping procrastination, and it’s somewhat personal. When we talk about procrastination, we’re… Read More The Key to Stop Procrastinating is Personal