Three New Things on Alpha Efficiency And One Is About You

Some good news are coming up. Darren and I are stabilizing our career choices, and Alpha Efficiency is undergoing a face lift. Beside the new design of the website, a content that is coming out is going to move in a slightly different direction. Tackling the issues of Startups Productivity will still be a cornerstone […]

How Many Apps You Tried This Month?

I’m not going to call out anyone specifically, but there are a number of well-known bloggers who I follow and respect very much, yet week after week it seems like they discover a new iPhone task tracking app or some holy grail full-screen text editor that promises to revolutionize hipster productivity. And that’s fine — […]

Blinkist Review: From Craving Ideas To Idea Factory

Blinkist

How We Started Craving More Ideas Ideas come to those that seek them. Having an awesome idea is about connecting things at the right time and in the right place. But as the number of distractions increases, the number of ideas we consume on a daily basis is shrinking. We live in a busy world. […]

Google Docs Workflow Experiment And Initial Impressions

Lately, I’ve been doing quite a lot of writing in Google Docs, and these are some of my thoughts. The Good When several people collaborate on the same document, Google Docs is incredibly powerful. Suggestions to edits and collaborative workflow outmatch Microsoft Word by insane margin. Didn’t even have a chance to compare it to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]