As we close in upon the New Year, you might be thinking about your resolutions.
One of the best ways to improve in your area of choice is to focus on building habits rather than always relying on sheer willpower.
For example, I used to eat ice cream every night. Then I decided to break that habit by replacing it with a new . . .
the tools and methods that work for me
This is the 7th and final part of Productivity Week.
A quick recap of what we've covered so far:
When it comes to investing your money, one of the first principles to understand is compound growth.
We often hear things like:
"The biggest money mistake I ever made was not starting to invest earlier."
"Start investing even a tiny amount early, and you can be a millionaire by the time you retire."
"If you save just . . .
how to be sustainably productive
This is Part 5 of 7 in my productivity week series.
There is no separation between mind and body.
It's all one connected organism.
It took me a long time to realize that.
I wish I had realized it sooner.
and the power of prioritization
The Power of The Personal Review
On a sunny morning in April 2015 I woke up early, took a shower, and grabbed my backpack like I do everyday to go to work.
But on that Saturday, I wasn't going to work.
I was heading across town to Portland's St. John's neighborhood - a neck of the woods I don't visit very often.
Over the next . . .
How do you spend your time?
If you live until 80, you only get 29,220 days.
That's not very many!
That's only 4174 weeks.
How old are you now?
I'm already 10,269 days into this one life. 35% of . . .
WHAT IS PRODUCTIVITY?
Welcome to Productivity Week Part Two.
In Part One I shared my frustration with the silver bullet approach to productivity that is so pervasive these days.
Now I want to talk about what productivity means and why we should care about it.
I think there is some confusion about what productivity is and what it is not.
For . . .