Cross platform consistency with writing apps

Wondering is it worth sacrificing cross platform consistency for the sake of power user features. In the end I believe I already made a choice of sticking with Dropbox and writing apps ecosystem around it. Provides enough of the variety to make it worth a while. On the other hand Editorial is quite powerful and […]

Book Review: Tipping Point By Malcolm Gladwell

Book Review Tipping-Point

What is actually a “Tipping Point”? There are moments when the spread of the diseases reaches a tipping point, from that point on it is not a break out anymore, it is an epidemic. In this book Malcolm Gladwell isn’t covering the sickness epidemics, however he does cover the disease of the mind. The tipping […]

Our Baby Steps In Outsourcing

A lot of folks from productivity niche have started raving about virtual assistants. Over the last couple of years I’ve generated some virtual assistants experience, but not up until now was I able to afford them in continuity. I believe that virtual assistants are actually the best way to increase your productivity, especially with juggling […]

Starting A New Job: Why You Should Go Back to Basics

I’m just about to start a new job. It’s no big deal, except that I’m moving from a job where I know exactly what I need to be doing, who to talk to and what I’m talking about to a job where I know none of those things. Am I freaking out? Ok, maybe slightly. […]

So We Took a Break

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These last six months have been pretty full on for Bojan and me; Bojan’s been working hard to carve his new professional niche in the States and I’ve been making some big career decisions too. Against this backdrop, we’ve been pushing hard on our passion project: Alpha Efficiency. The publication of Alpha Efficiency Magazine Issue […]

Is Eisenhower a Productivity Myth?

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In Issue 3 of Alpha Efficiency Magazine I wrote an article describing the benefits of applying the Urgent/Important matrix to assess how well you’re prioritizing the tasks in your life. As part of my research for the article, I was desperately trying to find the provenance of a quote that is much repeated across the […]

Return To The Mac

After a long time spent focusing on iOS, I return to more OS X centered paradigm. I spend at least 7 hours every day on a Mac, and I’ve been a part of this iOS craze that is running rampant on the streets of the interwebs. This thought plagued me today, as I was going […]

Demise Of iCloud Collaboration And Return To Google Spreadsheets

Since I started working in a company where Google Apps is the standard, my stance on Google has changed. My main source of income is brought to me through my extensive knowledge of Google Adwords platform; furthermore my office uses Google Apps for all of our documents and correspondence. We use Gmail, Google Docs and […]

Get a Day of Your Life Back Every Single Week With Mind Mapping

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As you walked into your office this morning you were already thinking about everything that you needed to accomplish today. On the way to your desk, a co-worker stopped you to ask about key deliverables on an important project; when you reached your desk you were confronted with several urgent voicemail and email messages. You […]

Witnessing The Rock Bottom Of Productivity Porn

Saw a post from Gabe migrating from Omnifocus to text files. I thought Omnifocus was a bit of an overkill perhaps productivity porn, but boy I was wrong! This article REDEFINES the boundaries of productivity porn. Just so you get the idea of the depth and the level this goes, take a peak at some […]