Smart Home As A New Ergonomic Learning Platform

Smart home app

We use our home to live, work, and learn. It is the home base for our creativity, productivity, and happiness. As we get smarter, so do our homes. And it gets increasingly more complex to optimize the way we use them. If you work or learn at home,  THIS IS THE ARTICLE FOR YOU. How …

Second wave lessons

Trapped nature

The second COVID19 lockdown recently ended in Israel. How was it different from the first one and what did my family learn from it? That’s a long story with a long reading list. So get comfortable and listen carefully. If you want to learn more I recommend that you visit my course teaching masterclass and …

Under the Influence: How Social Media Steals Your Time, Focus, and Money

Social media is commonly known to take up the majority of our days, whether we really know it or not. When many of us have a couple of minutes to spare, we find ourselves scrolling through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media platform. And oddly enough, most of us don’t know the impacts …

Time Management Strategies to Ace Your Job Hunt

Have you ever been in a situation where you have too much on your plate, and not enough time to complete all of it? If this situation sounds familiar to you, know you are not alone. Time management is a common struggle for people in many facets of life — but for those on the …

The art of reflection: master life without filters

As we become productive, we need to lose some of our filters. So we get also more vulnerable. Dealing with this vulnerability is easy and important, and in any case, it should not be ignored. The filters need to be replaced by reflection. Additionally, as we become more productive, investment in resilience should grow. Reflection …

Digital addiction: the good, the bad and the ugly

A digital detox does not solve our addictions. We need screen time for learning, creativity, and productivity. Other things tend to grab too much attention. Sometimes we “lose it”.  Is there such a thing as a good digital diet? More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. The promise of the office …

Healing weekend

What is the role of weekends in our lives? We can choose this role ourselves. The way we spend our weekends often defines the meaning of our lives in a given time period. It also is a strong indicator of our values and priority. Calendar week The weekend used to be a day of rest …

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 …

Productive insomnia

Recently I had more opportunities to work with sleep hacking. I feel more productive but also exhausted. My productivity doubled for the time of the experiment. And I am ready to share some things I learned about sleep. Polyphasic sleep Our monophasic 9 hours per night sleep is a modern creation, a result of long …

Perception and memory: Finding patterns in chaos

pattern

This article is very important as a way to describe my approach to memory and speedreading. Read all of it carefully, please. For more information here, here, here, here, here, and here. World as chaos If we address all the details of what we perceive we will drown in information. Fortunately, our perceptual mechanisms reduce …