The hashtag #SeinfeldTaughtMe, trending this morning on Twitter, shows that the seminal NBC sitcom Seinfeld is a surprisingly good source of life hacks, or at least life advice and stupid human tricks. Here are some of the most useful lessons.
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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.
Jerry Seinfeld appears to like giving advice during Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions. In his first AMA earlier this year, he disclaimed responsibility for the Seinfeld productivity method and explained the value of meditation. In his second AMA appearance last week, he talked about the value of persistence, the best way to approach celebrities and how to efficiently allocate time during the day.
We often talk about the Seinfeld productivity secret: the notion that marking off a task or chore on a calendar creates a habit since you're reluctant to break the chain. But Jerry Seinfeld himself? He finds it amusing that the idea is attributed to him. Plus: Seinfeld's quick thoughts on motivation and meditation.