3 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Doing Hard Work #video - "Sometimes, you sit down with the best of intentions and... nothing gets done. Like Eddie Morra at the beginning of Limitless, you put in the time, stay in the room, and yet the inspiration refuses to strike. Other times, you just intend to jot something down and end up getting a ton of work done almost by accident. But it's not actually an accident; you've just successfully tricked your brain into working. In this video, I'll share three ways you can successfully pull off this trick."
The 5 Whys #video - "In this video from our "Strategic Thinking" module, Eric Reis, entrepreneur-in-residence at Harvard Business School, gives us advice on asking the right questions to discover the managerial and leadership issues behind technical problems: The 5 Whys."
100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive #article - "Toward the end of my year of productivity, I realized that every single article I wrote for A Year of Productivity could be classified into one (or more) of three categories: how to better manage your time, how to better manage your energy, and how to better manage your attention."
Digital Minimalism - with Dr. Cal Newport #podcast - "Cal Newport created a philosophy called digital minimalism, which is idea of reducing your digital life down to only the most important core essentials. Remove the apps from your phone, then slowly re-introduce only the ones that are the most useful and beneficial. Take control of your smartphone, rather than letting it control you."
Hocus Focus #software - "Hocus Focus automatically hides application windows that have been inactive for a certain period of time, leaving only the applications you’re using visible. It’s a great way to keep your screens clutter free and your mind focused on the task at hand."
How To Hack Your To-Do List #video - How GTD principles free up your attention to focus on what's important. "We talked with David Allen, the author of, "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity," about how to hack through your to-do list and free up your mind to focus on what's actually most important to you."
How to Prevent the Internet From Taking Over Your Life: Digital Minimalism 06 #video - "It's way too easy now to let the internet be a part of every aspect of our lives. This was starting to have a really negative effect on me, so I decided to do something about it."
Makerflow - "What could your team achieve with an extra 600 hours? Makerflow helps software engineers manage their tasks and limit interruptions from other collaboration apps - improving productivity, quality and reducing cycle time."
FocusMe #app #software - "Break free from distractions, Unleash your productivity. FocusMe is the most powerful App and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac & Android. Our Android app is free!" Coupon code: MAY20
Cal Newport - on Deep Work #video #podcast - "Cal Newport author of Deep Work talks about how to concentrate intently on cognitively demanding tasks without distractions. Cal explains how we can use different methods to develop this deep work skill in order to become our most productive selves."
Deep Habits: Three Tips for Taming Undecidable Tasks #article - " In a recent blog post I introduced the notion of undecidable tasks — a particularly important type of work that’s not well covered by standard productivity advice."
Why DEEP WORK is So Valuable, with Cal Newport | Afford Anything Podcast (Ep. #42) | Audio #video #podcast - "Your most valuable asset isn’t your house, car or retirement portfolio. It’s your attention."
The Great Suspender #extension - "A lightweight extension to reduce chrome's memory footprint. Perfect if you have a lot of tabs open at the same time. Tabs that have not been viewed after a configurable length of time will be automagically suspended in the background, freeing up the memory and CPU being consumed by that tab." #chrome
OneTab #extension - "Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once." #chrome
Tabs Outliner #extension - "Tabs Outliner is a fusion of tabs manager, session manager and an tree like personal information organizer. It’s also embed instruments that greatly help reduce open tabs count by making possible easily annotate and close-save open windows and tabs in their original context. And what’s more important - allow then working with there saved tabs practically in the same way as with open ones, thus greatly reducing resources usage." #chrome
BetterSnapTool - "BetterSnapTool allows you to easily manage your window positions and sizes by either dragging them to one of the screen's corners or to the top, left or right side of the screen. This enables you to easily maximize your windows, position them side by side or even resize them to quarters of the screen."
HyperDock - "HyperDock adds long awaited features to your Dock: Select individual application windows just by moving the mouse on a dock item, use mouse clicks to quickly open new windows and many more."
MercuryMover - "MercuryMover reduces the friction you feel when you use your Mac. With MercuryMover, you can move and resize windows on your Mac from the keyboard, positioning them precisely where you want. By shunning the slow and imprecise mouse, MercuryMover empowers you to work faster and play more. Download and try MercuryMover today!"
TileWindows - "TileWindows is a window management tool developed to provide a quick and practical way to rearrange and resize windows as and when required. In addition to the programs preset window layout options, it includes also standard functions such as half-sizing a window to the left or right of the screen, cascading windows or switching to full screen mode. Customizable shortcuts can be used instead of the menubar."