Productivity for wisdom workers

To which extent can we optimize our life? What are the limiting factors and reasonable goals? Just how productive should we become? Here I will try to answer these questions. The goal of productivity What exactly is productivity? This question changes as our economy evolves and we undergo personal development.  I argue that a modern …

Writing a Gratitude Diary Is Actually Have a Greater Impact on Our Happiness

This guest post by Samantha Kaylee is the best resource on the gratitude diary I saw so far. It is very practical and full of great tips. I am really happy to share it. Apart from all the hustling and bustling of our daily lives, people nowadays need to find gratitude for whoever they are …

Learning survival skills – the new mainstream?

There is something I do not fully understand in the American culture, and this is the prepping phenomenon. I do not think there is an equivalent elsewhere.  Here I will try to make sense and provide tips if I can. Acquiring survival skills In every culture that I know of, the elite warriors are trained …

Live long with a young brain

How does our brain change as we age? Is some age preferable to another? Can we choose how to age? Go to the end of the document for practical tips. For more information read here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Update: Please notice, some of the links above might not work and …

How to be successful

If there is a million dollars question and you do not hold a fat check you are not likely to love the answer you get. A short answer: patience, hard work, and luck or maybe creativity and clarity.  There is a much longer answer if you dare to read it. More ideas here, here, here, …

Gamifying learning activities

We want to gamify everything we do with our children. How can we do that? Probably no schoolbook has an adequate answer here.  I will share my experiences, and what I know. If you can share yours, please do. Octalysis The Octalysis Framework is a human-centric gamification design framework that lays out the eight core drives for …

Leadership style: dreams and politics

People claim they know what kind of leaders they want and repeatedly choose otherwise. We may think that we are great leaders, but the feedback we get is very different from what we expect to hear. Is there such a thing as an ideal leader, or do we invent them after they are gone? For …

How to Find the Perfect Mentor 

Mentor

This guest article and infographic deal with one of the critical aspects of every career: finding the mentor. Having a mentor can be extremely valuable, particularly for individuals who are looking to advance in their careers or transition into new careers entirely. Working with a mentor can help you achieve the career success you want. …

Memory, Meditation and Victorious Mind

Anthony Metivier is one of my mentors for a very good reason: he always has something new and exciting to tell. Recently he released a book called “The Victorious Mind“. This book happened to be a best-seller on Amazon for a while. This article is inspired by the book. I seriously recommend reading the book, …

Japan: an epiphany of productivity

The tales of Japan can be both motivational and cautionary. I love Japan as a tourist, its culture and its people. In the past, I used to associate Japan with productivity, but now I find it something different. If there is such a thing as working-class aristocracy, I think it can be found in Japan. …