Posts tagged with productivity
My Biggest Blocker
Mon Jul 17 2023mindsetproductivity
What's stopping me from doing all the things I want to? It's not other people, my ability, or even time. It's my ego, and it's the same for you.
Mental Stimulus Sweet Spot
Fri Jul 14 2023productivityadhd
We've all been in situations where our surroundings are too chaotic or noisy to get work done. It's why people go to libraries or coffee shops to work but not tennis matches or concerts. You already k...
Picking the Best Tech Stack is a Trap
Mon Jun 26 2023careerproductivitymindset
Are you stuck trying to choose the perfect tech stack or the best side project to build rather than just getting started? Do you own twenty different courses but can't decide which topic is the best t...
Cultivating a Slow Brain
Fri Jun 16 2023adhdproductivity
When's the last time you were actually bored? Do you feel the need to always have music or the TV on in the background? Is it hard to make yourself do boring tasks? In the age of TikTok and YouTube, m...
Dabbling in Everything
Sat Jun 10 2023productivity
I identify as a multipotentialite, which means I have a lot of interests and creative pursuits. I love teaching, designing, making videos, doing podcasts, writing blog posts and newsletters, building ...
My Productivity System
Tue Jun 06 2023productivity
Over the last few months, I've slowly refined my productivity system to something I'm thrilled with. I've tailored it to me and my needs, but one or two things I'm doing can be helpful to you, too. Th...
Get Work Done Together with Body Doubling
Mon Jun 05 2023productivity
Body doubling is the best technique I've found to help me get work done. For me, working alone is challenging and requires a ton of willpower. When body doubling, you work alongside someone else, eith...
Leveling up Collaboration - Painting Done
Fri Jun 02 2023productivity
Brene Brown has this fantastic concept called Painting Done, which helps you give better directions to others. There are three levels for how much information you provide when you give someone a task:...
My Essential Reading App - Readwise Reader
Thu Jun 01 2023productivity
There are rare tools that change how I interact with the world or what possibilities I see. One of those tools is Descript. Editing videos and podcasts like they're Word docs was such an innovation th...
The Arrival Fallacy
Wed May 31 2023productivity
My later years as an elementary school teacher were pretty miserable. The hours were long (7am-6pm most days), the pressure was unrelenting, and the entire system was designed to reduce a child's valu...
Book Summaries with ChatGPT
Mon May 22 2023productivityai
I've always been interested in services like Blinkist and Shortform which provide you summaries of popular books, allowing you to learn the book's core lessons in a fraction of the time. While it's no...
Do It Wrong
Wed Dec 28 2022productivity
This is a brain hack I've been using on myself for the past year. Sometimes the hardest part of a task is _just starting_. If I'm not exactly sure how something needs to be done, I'll most likely proc...
Hidden Dev Tools: Chrome's Command Menu
Mon May 09 2022productivity
The Chrome DevTools Command Menu is a lesser-known feature that reveals all of the hidden features. There are quite a few features here that you might have downloaded a plugin to handle, but Chrome ca...
Timeboxing - Leave No Calendar Whitespace
Sat Feb 26 2022productivity
Making plans used to stress me out. I wasn't a calendar person, so when asked if I was doing something next week I honestly didn't know. The problem was I wasn't using my calendar. When you're not ope...
My Favorite App for Everything - Bear
Sun Jan 26 2020productivity
I used the app Bear for everything, and I'd love to show you some of my favorite features.
12 Apps That Do One Thing Really Well - macOS
Fri Jul 19 2019productivity
12 Excellent and tiny macOS apps that do one task incredibly well.
Focus for Programmers
Mon Dec 03 2018productivity
Learn how to take your focus to the next level with a few skills like batching and the pomodoro technique.
Just Start Already
Tue Nov 27 2018productivity
You've been planning that project for far too long. Today is the day you need to start! Learn why stepping forward is always the right thing to do.