Posts in the category “Remote Productivity”

The Ultimate Life Hack: How to Do the Right Thing Every Time

Why is it — even though we KNOW what’s right — we often end up taking shortcuts and doing the wrong thing? Here’s how to be your best self, every time.

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Why Can’t I Stay Consistent?

How can we make sure the things we care about most still get done, even when things get busy? Willpower isn’t enough; we need a routine to keep us on track.

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Why Your Great Idea Is Doomed (and How to Save It)

Ideas change the world — or so we think. But even the best ideas are utterly worthless if they can’t live through The Slog. Unfortunately, most ideas don’t.

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Get More Done Faster: Scheduling for Maximum Productivity

Our jobs require us to work on many types of tasks across multiple styles of thinking. Here’s how to hack your schedule to get it all done faster.

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Overtime: How to Lose Your Employees and Kill Your Business

The way many businesses approach pressing deadlines is terrifying. It’s also, ironically, one of the least effective ways to meet deadlines.

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The Art of Effective Planning: Avoid Wasted Time and Stress

Planning may not be a sexy topic, but learning to plan properly means higher productivity, less stress, and more free time — and THAT is pretty damn sexy.

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Shitty First Draft

Starting a new project is scary. What if it’s not perfect? What if people judge you? Here’s how to jumpstart your productivity with a Shitty First Draft.

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Rocketships and Bicycles

How to combine a head-in-the-clouds mentality with a slow-and-steady work ethic to achieve your goals effectively (and faster than you might expect).

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Set Yourself on Fire

When asked if you can do something you don't know how to do, you can say no, or you can set yourself on fire, say yes, and then figure it out.

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Take a Break

On Thursday I went a full day where I left my phone and computer at home. Would you believe me if I told you I was more productive than usual this week?

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