reading a book

How to Read a Book – Book Review

How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren is THE classic text on reading thoughtfully. Is it still worth reading, even though it was last updated in 1972?

As promised, I had an IM interview with the highly-successful author Tim Ferriss. Tim (among his many incredible feats) released a book called The 4-Hour Work Week, and it has instantly become a mega-hit. Fortunately, I was able to catch up with the renaissance man for about a half an hour. While this may not… Read more

This will add like 2 years on your life.

Looks like a lot of other people shared my sentiments towards Tim’ Book The 4 Hour Work Week. It hit up to number 8 on the Amazon best seller list, and is hovering steadily in that area. Apparently they actually ran out of books (which is quite a feat for the first day of sales). … Read more

I recently had the privilege of previewing Tim Ferriss’ The 4-Hour Workweek, the soon-to-be monster on the best-selling lists. This book has tons of solid information on how to completely transform the way you think about work. From the top down. The 4-Hour Workweek‘s main premise is this: You can do more, by doing less.… Read more

Like it Matters has an intriguing post about trimming your attention sails.  In short: how to cut waaaaaaay back on your digital inputs. The author Brian was recently motivated to storm the beaches of his attention span and take back what was rightfully his. The post has an incredible list of very helpful things he… Read more

In case you missed the last beatboxing video…

This guest post is by Leo from Zen Habits. If you like this post, I recommend you check out his site or subscribe to his feed. It’s commonly known that the one commodity you cannot have more of is time — once it’s gone, you ain’t getting any more of it. But that’s only partly… Read more

Zen Habits has an incredible and insightful post that outlines a new beefed-up GTD system. It just plain rocks, I tell you. First off, I should note that Zen Habits is one of my favorite blogs as of late. Plenty of nuggets creating life habits in the archives over there. The writing is simple, yet… Read more

Well, after the successful launch of the productivity video blog, I’ve decided to start another blog on the brand new LifeDev network. I love just about anything involving productivity tools. The prospect of trying a new beta of a productivity app excites me in an almost unhealthy way. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to write… Read more

Leo from Zen Habits has just posted the 50 top productivity blogs.  It’s a great list for finding some different kinds of blogs that can help improve your life.  I found quite a few blogs to add to the ‘ol RSS reader. Oh, and I couldn’t help but notice that LifeDev is on the list… Read more

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