Solve Problems Like An Entrepreneur By Focusing On The Process

Most people solve a problem by identifying a goal and then pursuing a path directly towards that ideal, but when you ask a successful entrepreneur what to do, you might get a different answer. They don’t think in terms of an endpoint; they think of the process.

Your Day Job Isn't An Excuse To Not Pursue Your Passion

Most creative minds in history did not have the pleasure of sitting around only working on what they wanted. They had day jobs — just like you — because they still had to put food on the table, but that didn’t stop them.

If Your Method Of Taking On A New Habit Isn't Working, Flip It Around

Sometimes the ideal way to take on a new habit or goal is trying the complete opposite of what you imagine is the best approach.

Stop Trying To Please Everyone Or Chase Impossible Goals

We’re used to being told “you can do it”, “never give up” and “you can do whatever you want to do”. But there are limits. If you spend time chasing impossible goals, you are just wasting energy that could be used more productively.

Remove Your Safety Net For Motivation To Achieve Goals

Conventional wisdom says you should always have a backup in case you can’t do what you set out to do. But sometimes the best motivation can be to get rid of of any safety net and leave yourself no choice apart from achieving your goals.

220 Answers From Designers On Being Efficient, Successful And Productive

Consensus is a great way of dealing with indecision. Not sure what the best course of action is? The most efficient method to go about something? Just ask someone for advice. Or you could ask a lot of people. Not that we all have time to track down others in similar professions and quiz them on their habits and processes. That’s why it’s extremely helpful when a person like designer Yevgeny Yermakov goes to the trouble of compiling tips from over 40 designers, with more on the way.

Draw Actual Chains To Improve The Seinfeld Productivity Secret

Jerry Seinfeld might disclaim any responsibility for the productivity “secret” that bears his name, but the approach — marking a calendar every time you achieve a task and aiming not to break the sequence — has proved popular. Lifehacker reader Ched has a suggestion to make it even more effective.

Six 30-Day Challenges To Help You Learn More And Form Lasting Habits

Thirty-day challenges are a great way to force yourself to take on new skills. You can form lasting good habits and find out more about yourself in general. Plus, at just 30 days long, you don’t have much to lose.

The Best Productivity Tricks You Can Learn From Rock Stars

Beyond the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, musicians work their butts off. What you see on stage or hear on your iPod is a distillation of years of hard work. Naturally, they have a lot of lessons we can all learn from to be more productive. Here are a few.

Nutrino Offers Personalised Meal Suggestions For Your Health Goals

iOS: Nutrino wants to make it easier to make good health decisions based on your personal fitness and nutrition goals. The iOS app puts a dietitian in your pocket to help you stay motivated and take the stress out of meal planning.