When Time Tracking May Not Save You Any Time At All

Your productivity can largely be determined by how you spend your time, and that makes tracking your time seem like a big help. It can also be a trap that eats up more time than it saves.

How To Psych Yourself Into Going To The Gym More Often

You know you should go to the gym, but it’s easy to talk yourself out of it, or run out of time. The problem often isn’t with your schedule — it’s with your mind. Here are our best tricks for making the gym a more regular occurrence.

What I Learnt About Dealing With People From Playing Games Online

Video games are more than just an entertaining time sink. Take them online and they can even teach us a few things about how to interact with other people. Here are some of the lessons I’ve learnt from online games about dealing with people in real life.

The Under-Appreciated Benefits Of Creative Consistency

It’s familiar advice to anyone who pursues creative endeavours: the typical creative process isn’t one punctuated by bursts of brilliance, but is instead a long term development of a consistent work habit. Consistency doesn’t count for everything, but it sure counts for a whole lot.

Set A Theme Each Month For A Year Of Self-Improvement

Trying to improve yourself is a worthwhile but tough endeavour. To make things easier, pick a focus for each month and set goals to stay on track.

Behaviour Multipliers: Four Factors That Can Lead To Success

Our constant quest to achieve more and work faster results is a trap. We get so obsessed with the goal that we forget to consider the factors that can help our hinder our success. Here are four behaviour multipliers that can help you along the way toward your goals.

Why It's So Hard To Find Fulfilling Work (And How To Look For It)

In our modern world, our work means something more to us than it did to our ancestors. It’s not just about survival or necessity anymore, it’s also about finding a career with meaning that brings satisfaction to our lives. It’s not always easy to find fulfilment in a career, but here are some nudges in the right direction.

List Your 'Happy Splurges' To Motivate Financial Goals

Discipline is key to reaching your financial goals. But to help ensure you stay on track, it’s also important to give yourself some breathing room. You can do this by allowing yourself an occasional “happy splurge”.

Why You May Feel Short On Time (Even If You Have Plenty Of It)

We all have those days where it feels like there’s not enough time in the world to get our work done. Truth is, you might have plenty of time to get everything done, but your competing goals have altered your perception of time in general.

Become Truly Productive By Avoiding The 'False Hustle' Trap

Real productivity boils down to doing the work that matters; the work that has an impact on our major tasks. When you feel like you’ve had a busy day, but don’t have anything to show for it, you’ve become a victim of “false hustle”.