I have a confession to make; this week the majority of my productive habits have fallen completely by the wayside. I’m going to talk a little bit about why, and reflect on what I could have been done better. The Crapstorm I vividly recall an episode of Mikes on mics where Michael Schechter talked about […]
Alpha Efficiency Magazine is here! It’s a very exciting day for Bojan and me; after a few months of hard graft, our passion project has finally hit newsstand shelves! Alpha Efficiency Magazine is a monthly magazine that will be delving into all aspects of productive and mindful living; each month we’ll bring you a number […]
It struck me the other day how closely my home screen mirrors the current focus areas of my life. At the moment, my home screen has been stripped of its usual occupants (Netflix, Echofon Pro and Riposte) and replaced with the apps that are supporting my fitness kick: Lift, MyPlate, AnyList and MyWater. I suppose […]
The Novelty New design for iWork is quite appealing. Like the fact that they are moving ahead, giving color change, and on top of that updates to the Keynote and Numbers were quite due. Makes it compelling to start using the iWork all over again. The impact on productivity is further removing the barriers between […]
I’ve written a few articles explaining why I agreed to work 90-hours a week, but I wanted to share some of the key learnings from that period. 1. Understand the compromises When you make a commitment to work longer hours, you need to think about what you’re giving up. In my case, the extended working […]
When you are collecting a lot of information into your Pocket or Instapaper, over time you will develop zealous capturing mechanism, which will transform your Read It Later app into a chore, more than into a pleasurable reading experience. As I am writing a huge article on Collecting (a part of CORE), I started to […]
I’m relatively late to the iPad game, having been using my iPhone and MacBook Pro for the last few years but holding off the iPad purchase. My main rationale for this was that I couldn’t put my finger on the gap in my life that the iPad would fill. Browsing/writing on the move? iPhone. Doing more complicated work (like photo processing) at home? MacBook. I just couldn’t see myself carting the iPad around with me on my travels – the iPhone had everything I wanted.