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Setup costs undoubtedly affect our productivity, but they take many different forms and can have various outcomes.… Read More There’s More Than One Way to View Setup Costs
To see lasting improvements to personal productivity, we must consider four key areas of change.… Read More 4 Pillars of Productivity
Workers are interrupted by email 96 times in an 8-hour day. It takes 25 minutes to resume a prior task after an email interruptions. The numbers are shocking, but are they reliable?… Read More Why Are Email Stats So Shocking?
What is motivation, exactly? Where does it come from? Can we increase motivation through sheer will?… Read More How to Change Your Motivation
What is happiness priming, and can it make us more productive?… Read More Happiness Priming and Productivity
Productivity hacks make us feel good in the moment when we use them, but there are often better ways to make real strides. … Read More Little Gains vs. Big Gains in Personal Productivity