This article was originally published on February 24, 2017. Electronic to-do lists rock. Paper to-do lists as your main productivity platform are old-school and inefficient for recording thoughts and tasks leaving you to tackle what’s in front of you. While some people are looking for many bells and whistles with their productivity/to-do platform (if that Continue Reading
I was going into final exams this last fall and looking for something to amp up my studying to make up for all of the not studying. I had heard hundreds of ads for Alpha Brain from listening to the Joe Rogan Experience over the years and had some friend suggest it to me with Continue Reading
In an email to subscribers this morning, Steven Kotler, co-founder and Director of Research at the Flow Genome Project, resigned as the project’s director. In his email, Mr. Kotler assured readers that this change is a “cause for celebration” and that he will continue on his “same damn mission–decoding the neurobiology of flow.” Mr. Kotler Continue Reading
If you want to make progress on anything, you achieve it with selective, deliberate practice. A key to good deliberate practice is tracking your improvement, including the time spent on your activities, as well as other metrics you deem important. If you’re trying to become a faster reader, for instance, what better way is there to Continue Reading
I remember spending about an hour to read ten pages during my first semester of law school, on a good day, and was always wondering if there was a faster way to go about it. Today, I spend far less time reading for law school, as well as reading in general, but still manage to read each assigned case.
Editing is a process. Spending as much time reviewing and editing as writing and rewriting is key to putting out good work. I can’t help you make your thoughts out any better, but I can pass some tips to help ensure you haven’t missed a comma or have accidentally a word when you self-edit. Writing Continue Reading
What is a weekly review? A weekly review is so much more than simply “clarification” of your inbox items during a particular time of the week. It’s a chance for you to formulate short-term goals this week and plan your time to execute your long-term game-plan. Performing a weekly review is imperative to keeping productive Continue Reading
Have you ever heard the advice: “If it takes less than two minutes, do it now.”? If we all followed this advice, how could we ever decide when to stop doing? I’ll teach you when to stop doing when to start adding items to your to-do list and then move on to whatever else you Continue Reading