Many people think their productivity struggle is one of managing their time. In reality, it’s more a struggle of managing their mind. In this mini-episode, I introduce my framework for Mind Management: using knowledge from behavioral science, psychology, and neuroscience to work with the subtle fluctuations of your mind. keep on reading »
Laura Roeder is the founder of Edgar, which is (or maybe I should say “who is”) a social media automation tool. Edgar helps you create a library of social media updates that you can schedule to repeat. keep on reading »
Entrepreneurs aim to create new things that people want. To do this, you need to be able to distinguish between the “stuff” and the “things” in the world. Everything that exists is really just “stuff” turned into “things.” keep on reading »
To me, “traveling” is like licking a filet mignon: you get a taste, but you don’t get nourishment. That’s why I prefer to live “mini lives.” I just live my normal life in a different city, for an extended period of time. keep on reading »
After getting fired from her job, Saya Hillman made a list of things she wanted to get paid to do. 11 years later, she’s made all of those things a reality. She gets paid to play board games, do improv, or scrapbook, for example. keep on reading »
Am I the only one who is tired of the narrative about work today? Does anyone else yawn when they hear someone drone on about validation, A/B testing, and “optimization?” Would you be happier to enjoy what you do, and simply love Monday mornings, than you would be to pretend that you’re “crushin’ it?” keep on reading »
Jonathan Wegener spent 3 months traveling to every subway station in the NYC area, meticulously documenting the fastest way to get out of each station. The app he made with the data supported him for two years, until he built Timehop.