Friday, November 23, 2018. Issue #204
How to Get More Work Done in a Week Than Most People Do in a Month | Medium
There’s no single hack for getting more work done in less time, but instead a host of habits, and work systems can produce the best return on your time. Getting more work done is about knowing what to do, when to do it, and how to get it done in the shortest possible time...
Energy, not time, is the basis for productivity. Having all the hours in the day won’t help you if you’re exhausted for most of it. Your habits define your energy levels. If you have good habits, you’ll feel energized and be more resilient to burn out, both physically and mentally.
Our digital lives dispense with friction. We get the answers we seek instantly, we keep up with friends without speaking to them, we get the news as it happens, we watch loops of videos an algorithm chose for us, we click once and get any product in the world delivered...
One day, when I’m a multi-billionaire, I’m going to buy a massive plot of land out in the frigid wasteland of the northern Yukon and build a vast complex of unnecessarily poorly-designed buildings. There will be no roads that lead there. No utilities. 
Laura Mae Martin has been a natural task optimizer since childhood. Making cookies with her sister, she would insist on an assembly line system. Efficiency is her idea of fun. Now Martin is Google’s in-house, self-taught productivity trainer, leading a team of 15 others...
Benjamin Franklin knew he was smart — smarter than most of his peers — but he was also intelligent enough to understand that he couldn’t be right about everything. That’s why he said that whenever he was about to make an argument, he would open with something along the lines...
Our neighbours recently celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary. Sixty years of marriage – how do you manage that? Albert and Lillian claim to have the perfect recipe. In his after-dinner speech, Albert explained: ‘When we got married, we agreed that minor...
If asked what we truly want in life, most of us would say we want to be happy. How to achieve that, however, isn’t so clear. The U.S. founding fathers may have identified the pursuit of happiness as an unalienable right, but most of our beliefs about how to pursue happiness are wrong...
Learning new things is a huge part of life -- we should always be striving to learn and grow. But it takes time, and time is precious. So how can you make the most of your time by speeding up the learning process? Thanks to neuroscience, we now have a better understanding of how...
If you’re broke, things that people consider minor purchases can be a massive undertaking for you: Going out for meals and to bars. Paying utility bills or rent. Filling up your car with gas. Heading to the movies. Going on vacations. Luckily, there is hope. In fact, building wealth...
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Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
Thomas · 17 Saxon Rd · London · England · SE25 5EQ · United Kingdom
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