Productivity and Behavior

How we think, how we behave, and posts on how both can be shaped and improved.

3 Gmail Shortcuts That Save Ambitious Professionals 3+ Hours a Week

3 Gmail Shortcuts That Save Ambitious Professionals 3+ Hours a Week

7 Dead-Simple Focus Triggers That Help Me Jumpstart My Day

7 Dead-Simple Focus Triggers That Help Me Jumpstart My Day

A Brené Brown Quip to Tim Ferriss Might Shift Your Perspective of Narcissists

A Brené Brown Quip to Tim Ferriss Might Shift Your Perspective of Narcissists

The leading shame researcher dropped multiple pearls of wisdom on a recent podcast episode.

No, Really – It's Time To Get A Password Manager

No, Really – It's Time To Get A Password Manager

Three Ways Your High Expectations Secretly Sabotage You

Three Ways Your High Expectations Secretly Sabotage You

Brené Brown’s “1x1 Index Card” Trick Could Permanently Boost Your Confidence And Focus

Brené Brown’s “1x1 Index Card” Trick Could Permanently Boost Your Confidence And Focus

The Pomodoro Technique Is Overrated And I Will Die On This Hill

The Pomodoro Technique Is Overrated And I Will Die On This Hill

Consider learning about "Ultradian Rhythm" instead.

Multitasking Is Inevitable. Here Are 3 Ways to Do It More Effectively

Multitasking Is Inevitable. Here Are 3 Ways to Do It More Effectively

Deep focus is good, but it might be hard to achieve in your WFH setup. These tips will help.

How to Be More Creative: 10 Strategies to Consider, From a Former Professional Musician

10 Strategies to Consider, From a Former Professional Musician

Music school taught this journalist how to be more creative. Here are some anecdotes from the arts that apply to careers in every industry.

3 Ways Smart, Ambitious People Sabotage Their Online Moneymaking Dreams

3 Ways Smart, Ambitious People Sabotage Their Online Moneymaking Dreams

Win Back Time And Focus With A Black And White Phone Screen

Win Back Time And Focus With A Black And White Phone Screen

Removing These 2 Words From Your Vocabulary Could Give Your Life Clarity And Direction

Removing These 2 Words From Your Vocabulary Could Give Your Life Clarity And Direction

The Hedonic Treadmill Will Burn You Out. How to Overcome It

The Hedonic Treadmill Will Burn You Out. How to Overcome It

The hedonic treadmill is often the result of misdirected hustle. Here's what it is, how it works, and how to avoid its drudgery.