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The Exact Browser and Desktop Setup I Use to Maximize Productivity [Video Walk-through]

What’s the fastest and least painful way to change your behavior? Changing your environment. If you’re familiar with Philip Zimbardo’s Prison Experiment or with Ellen Langer’s Counterclockwise Experiment, you’re aware of the insane changes different environments can lead to, and quickly. In Zimbardo’s case, good people became evil in a matter of days. In Langer’s experiment, they literally […]

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Why We’ve Seen a 5-Fold Increase in Procrastination since 1973, The Somewhat Sad Story of My Online Gaming Addiction, and 4 Ways to Curb Temptations and Eliminate Procrastination

During my high school years, I was massively addicted to an online game called Demigod. I freakin’ loved this game. And I literally played it all the time. There were many days when I played upwards of 14 hours, just taking enough time away from gaming to grab some food and take care of my bodily […]

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Here’s the Simplest Trick Ever to Become More Productive

“What gets measured gets improved.” This is a quote from Robin Sharma. Or Peter Drucker. Who knows? The internet doesn’t. Anyway, this quote lays out a simple truth we can use to easily boost our productivity. What we measure, we improve. I like to call it the what-gets-measured-gets-improved-effect. Best of all, this improvement happens automatically, solely because […]

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THE PROGRESS PRINCIPLE: Why Acknowledging Small Daily Wins Is Your Ticket to Infinite Motivation and Higher Self-Esteem

Quick question: Can you name 3 things that didn’t go so well today? 1) ________________ 2) ________________ 3) ________________ Got it? Easy, huh? Now name 3 things that did go well today. 1) ________________ 2) ________________ 3) ________________ For most of us, naming things that went well is much harder.  There’s a reason for that. And it’s actually a huge problem because it saps your motivation […]

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