Visual Pathways – Interview with author Michael Kribus

The author of Visual Pathways explains this new productivity system.

Photo by *betenoir* Looking at the same boring things everyday can really stifle imagination and ultimately turn your brain into lifeless mush. (Well, it’s not that bad, but close.) Fortunately, the internet can help with this dilemma. By checking out sites that promote creativity, you can counteract the effects of having to look at the same… Read more

Just a quick note that I’ve launched the Links version of LifeDev. This will have the content that I’d love to write about, but just can’t due to time constraints. Think of it like a tumblelog, except only for content that (somewhat) makes sense to the incredibly smart and talented LifeDev readers. So if you’re… Read more

“I don’t have any solution, but I certainly admire the problem.” – Ashleigh Brilliant It’s pretty common these days that I end up starting projects without knowing what the solution is going to look like. As a matter of fact, it’s how I prefer to go about working on projects. It’s stimulating and challenging, and… Read more

Post written by Albert from Headspace. Most of us feel that we work too hard and that we don’t have enough breaks during our working day. The time between 8am and 7pm is a blur that only ends when we unlock the front door at night. We generally give time pressure as the main reason… Read more

Post written by Francis Wade of the 2Time Management System blog. Designing your own time management system? It’s right up there with discovering how to perform cold fusion, just harder. Yet, this is what millions of working professionals have done around the world, without a single drop of help. Perhaps they read a book here… Read more

This post was written by Ramsay of The Daily Mind. “Be fluid. Treat each project differently. Be water, man. The best style is no style. Because styles can be figured out. And when you have no style they can’t figure you out.” – Jay-Z Jay-Z is one of the most successful rappers in history. He… Read more

photo credit: Irina Souiki This week I’ve been trying something new. Instead of making a todo list for the day and hammering out as many items as I can before the 5 ‘o clock whistle, I’m participating in what I like to call “Binge Productivity”. In a nutshell, Binge Productivity is working productively on whatever… Read more

photo credit: kogakure. No workspace is complete without a Samurai long sword. There’s no getting around it. Working environments are one of the biggest factors that affect how productive we can be throughout the day. There’s a major difference between spending time in a tidy, aesthetic area or a bowling alley dumpster. It may have… Read more

photo credit: misterbisson  Just wanted to share a little food for thought this Sunday evening. A very important article has been written by the New York Times showing the hazards of being a web worker. Without boundaries and carefult attention to our Internet usage, we can quickly find our health declining. Prolific blogger Om Malik, who suffered… Read more

photo credit: Film Colourist While visiting friends a few weeks ago, I noticed a change that I wasn’t too thrilled about. Technology was beginning to take over their lives. Literally. Over the last six months, technology had changed the way my friends socialized. Before, you could hold a lengthy and meaningful conversation with them without… Read more

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