- 10 Lesser Known Ways to Increase Productivity
Scott Young writes at PickTheBrain about 7 (I know, the title says 10 — you get 30% off for Black Friday, I think) parts of productivity we don’t think of much, including diet, our working rhythm, and the space we work in.
Tags: productivity strategy design planning diet
- Overcoming The Biggest Roadblock In Life Design
Alex Shalman suggests some strategies for facing the decisions that otherwise hold us up. Decision paralysis can keep us not only from not doing things we want to do but from doing anything at all!
Tags: decision_making choice personal_development
- Turkey with a side of improvement at 11 Symphonies
Eric at Symphonies suggests keeping a journal of your Thanksgiving planning (though it would apply equally well to any complex event) so that you can analyze your mistakes and create reminders for next time.
Tags: thanksgiving reminder productivity journal self_analysis
Last Updated on August 15, 2018
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas
Kirby Ferguson has written a summary for the book A Technique for Producing Ideas. Generating good idea is a fine art, if you have mastered it you will be successful in many fields. The author of the book, James Young, describes five steps on a technique of combining old elements together:
- Gather new material, both specific and general.
- The Mental Digestive Process
- Drop it
- Poof, the idea appears
- Work it
Kirby also brought out his own thoughts – drop down every ideas you have in mind – You mind is not always as good as paper and sometimes it only stays for a short period of time. After you’ve dropped your ideas into your notepad, you will also have extra chances of linking and modifying your ideas together.
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas – [Goodie Bag]