Helping Creative People Create

Photo by *~fer~* There is a certain type of activity that is my absolute favorite for clearing the mind for some really productive thinking. It has the ultimate blend of physical activity, low mental resource usage, and a change of atmosphere. A perfect storm for some good ‘ol fashioned subconscious problem solving. Nothing adds a […]

Firefox is my weapon of choice when it comes to browsing the web. It’s fast, free, and gives the user the best feature ever: Choice. The beauty of the Firefox extension is that it allows you to add a specific feature or function, fully customizing your browsing experience. For someone wanting to make the most […]

I can still remember my first experience with an incubator as a child. Our elementary school had an incubator where we artificially heated chicken eggs until they eventually hatched, in our very own classroom. Every day we’d all be sure to gather round the incubator and check the progress of the eggs. And when the […]

Spontaneity is something that many, many people don’t like. Why? Because they equate spontaneity with surprises, and nobody likes surprises while they’re doing their job. This rings true for CEO’s to Stay-at-home Moms. Routines are what we productive people crave! But we can learn a thing or two from being a tad more spontaneous, especially […]

Since it’s Monday, I thought I’d lighten the mood and list some things that I do while working at home that I probably wouldn’t share with anybody else. (Other than the thousands of people who follow this blog, that is. Only you guys really understand me.) Wear pajamas to work. Ok, typical stereotype for web […]

Good friend Leo Babauta (of ZenHabits fame), has launched an incredible new blog for writers of all types:  Write to Done. Write to Done is a twice-weekly blog that will have many tips, writing techniques and other useful tidbits for writers of any type. In one year Leo’s built his blog from nothing and turned […]

Photo by Stefan Tell Focus and productivity go hand in hand. Like peas and carrots, or peanut butter and jelly. They’re almost synonymous. Yet, focus is the oft overlooked, redheaded step-child of productivity. And you can be darned sure you won’t be productive without focus. Really, productivity is just doing things that you’re supposed to […]

Interestingly, many people don’t really give enough time to refreshing themselves. I mean, when was the last time you had that sigh of relief/relaxation? It doesn’t come often. Especially while we work. Work can add tons of stresses and burdens that keep us from, well… working. It’s a vicious cycle. While the freelancer may have […]

Google Docs is one of the coolest web applications ever (in my humble opinion). I am convinced that it is a godsend for anyone; blogger, writer, student or housewife. It solves a lot of problems that traditional word processors have, and adds some compelling features that any writer would love. Less Clutter– Don’t worry about […]

Instead of giving you the usual, in-depth review, I thought I’d make a haiku of the beta-released Things project management software instead. Things Smart, pretty and fun Without GTD jargon Just needs Quicksilver Related: Task management tools list

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