Best simple productivity applications for 2020

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

Steven Kotler resigns as Director of Research at Flow Genome Project

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

Best complete time tracking applications

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

Responding to written discovery seeking social media

You know what the “E” in email stands for, right? “Evidence.” Just because someone has their online social media profiles and Tweets on “Private” so that their boss, LinkedIn contacts, and Aunt Becky can’t see embarrassing selfies and pictures of them at parties with cans of Bud Lite in their hand doesn’t mean that info is Continue Reading