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How To Learn in a Week What Normally Takes 3 Months And Why Self-Care Is The Secret to Insane Productivity [Best Reads]

Thomas Oppong
Mar 23 · 3 min read

How To Learn in a Week What Normally Takes 3 Months | Medium

Learning is a journey. A wonderful and fun process. Life-long learning is even better. It’s the key to unlocking new ideas and making progress. Learning new skills, ideas and concepts should be one of many tools you use to succeed as a person.

The Internet Knows You Better Than Your Spouse Does | Scientific American

Examining the psychological profile that the algorithm derives from your online traces can certainly be entertaining. On the other hand, the algorithm’s ability to draw inferences about us illustrates how easy it is for anyone who tracks…

Why Self-Care Is The Secret To Becoming A Productivity Powerhouse | Trello Blog

When it comes to productivity, most people think the key to getting ahead is doing more. More work, more clients, more time… just more. And when you’re stuck in this mindset of “more, more, more,” it can feel impossible to step away…

The T-Shaped Approach To Building a 21st Century Career | Medium

Knowledge begets knowledge, and new competencies drive careers forward. As the world of work continues to change, your choices will determine if your career can stand the test of time. Your career path is a work in progress.

Why Music Affects Your Productivity | Quartz

The late philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “without music, life would be a mistake.” This rings true for most of us. Whether we listen to sad music after a painful breakup or upbeat music on our graduation day…

The Right Way to Ask, ‘Can I Pick Your Brain?’ | New York Times

It’s a request that experienced people of any industry have gotten at some point: “Can I buy you coffee and pick your brain?” While well-intentioned, execution is everything, and sometimes these unsolicited requests for a casual…

Just Do It: How to Work When You Really Don’t Feel Like It | Entrepreneur

Procrastination hurts. Hitting next episode on Netflix can provide momentary relief, but it’s a fleeting high. Whether you’re avoiding a sink full of dishes, a new presentation deck, or a date with the treadmill, delay has the power to transform…

Productivity Expert Chris Bailey On Taming Distractions, Accounting For Laziness, And Setting Deadlines | Writing Routines

Writer’s block doesn’t exist in my opinion. If I’m struggling to string words together, it’s likely I haven’t thought through the idea in enough detail. Instead of trying to write in these moments, I step back and let my mind wander, or work…

What Does It Mean to Be Self-Actualized in the 21st Century? | Creativity Post

We live in times of increasing divides, selfish concerns, and individualistic pursuits of power. I fear Maslow’s conceptualization of self-actualization and the vision of humanity that was prevalent among the humanistic psychologists of the 60…

How Did Email Become a Living Nightmare? | GQ

There are some technologies that we take as given, as much a fact of everyday life as the air we breathe, but which future generations will look back on and go: wait, what? The motorcar is one. We think nothing of driving a two-ton lump of metal at 70mph down busy roads.

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Founder at AllTopStartups | Author | Creator of Thinking in Models and Kaizen Habits | Featured at Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, Forbes, Entrepreneur, etc.

Postanly Weekly

A digest of the best behaviour change posts around the web that will challenge you to work better, think clearly and make better decisions in life and business.