Helping Creative People Create


About a year and a half ago I first wrote about Behance and their Action Method product line. I’ve been using it this past year and a half and love it. So you can imagine my giddiness when approached by the Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, to try out a super-secret version of their online […]

With the launch of FriendFeed’s new rooms section, I’ve created a productivity room titled “All Things Productivity“. Please feel free to join and share articles and comments that can help the general public with productivity. It should be a fun time! Now everyone go outside and enjoy the long weekend ;)

As I write this it’s early Saturday morning. I’ve got a cup of coffee, a quiet house, and I’m in the zone. You know that place where you mind is free, yet you’re blowing through tasks with the focus of a ninja on ginseng? That’s the zone. I’m starting to think that Saturdays may be […]

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 […]

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 […]

It’s Christmas day and you’ve just unwrapped your shiny new piece of Apple goodness from your new favorite family member. You’ve installed the beautiful Leopard operating system, and are ready to conquer the world. But you soon realize you don’t know which programs to install to perform your everyday functions on your mac. Sure, there […]

Written by Chrissy Scivicque of  The Executive Assistant’s Toolbox. Around the holidays, I always end up a little overwhelmed with stress. It’s natural, I suppose. As a child, my mother did Christmas in a big way – a big, beautiful tree, lots of presents and more food than a small army could ever eat. It […]

I’ve recently been on a productive kick as of late. It’s probably due to the changing seasons, or the fact that the holidays are upon us. Regardless, I’ve been really honing my productivity lately. I’m doing more, forgetting less, and feeling better about myself as a result. Why? I’ve stopped calling productivity “Productivity”. That’s right. […]

LifeRemix pal Chanpory of LifeClever has a great post on how to make more time in your work day… for yourself. Because let’s be honest: We’re going to make that time whether it’s on the schedule or not. According to Neil Fiore and 30 years of research, procrastination isn’t the result of laziness. Rather, procrastination […]

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