10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

9. The Three Most Effective Tips Are Also the Most Boring I think that behind every cliché is a truth that’s so powerful that people feel compelled to repeat the phrase over and over and over. This holds true for productivity advice, as well. Over the last year I experimented with integrating countless habits and […]

How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m. – Early To Rise

Here’s Cal: People don’t look at the larger picture with their time and schedule. I know each day what I’m doing with each hour of the day. I know each week what I’m doing with each day of the week and I know each month what I’m doing with each week of the month. Are […]

10 Apps I Use Every Day to Help My Productivity – The Simple Dollar

These 10 pieces of software are mostly free, they’re mostly multiplatform, and they’re all really useful in my day to day life. I use them to keep all of my ideas and thoughts managed and all of my time sensibly organized. Without these tools, I can’t imagine the kind of chaos that would fill my life. […]

U.S. National Carrier Plan Price Showdown! [Spreadsheet]

    For this comparison, I chose to use a phone that spans across almost all the national carriers, the LG Optimus One. This is a very nice mid-grade handset that we happen to be doing a in depth review on next week, specifically the Virgin Mobile Optimus V. I wont go into an overview […]

Good Hours, Not More Hours – The Simple Dollar

This article hits pretty close to home.  My main hours where I’m “on” are about 10-1, and 3-6.  When are your ‘good hours’ of the day? While you may be at work longer or at different times try to keep your main projects scheduled for when you’re firing on all cylinders as it were. http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2011/06/04/good-hours-not-more-hours/

19 apps to boost concentration – WebWorkerDaily

While some people view apps as only a distraction they can be a useful tool when approaching them with a balanced view. Check out this post from WebWorkerDaily with 19 great apps to help boost productivity by increasing concentration.  My favorite sections are the site blockers and timers. Read on at http://gigaom.com/collaboration/19-apps-to-boost-concentration Be sure to subscribe […]