• ‘Don’t Break the Chain’ to Build a New Habit

    ‘Don’t Break the Chain’ to Build a New Habit

    Years ago, Lifehacker shared a productivity method called “Don’t Break the Chain,” attributed to comedian Jerry Seinfeld, who allegedly shared the secret during a surprise interview at an open mic night in the 1990s. While the comedy legend has gone on to claim he never advocated for such a “non-idea” at all, the method took…

  • 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.