Apple’s iPhone and iPad have changed the mobile working landscape. Nowadays, we can do just about anything on our phones and tablets, from checking email to updating spreadsheets to taking video conference calls.
However, mobile technology still seems primitive when it comes to productivity. It’s often seen as clunky to multitask and manage files on iOS and other mobile platforms—especially when compared to desktop Windows or macOS machines.
But that doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, using an iOS device can actually be more intuitive than your laptop Mac or PC when performing some tasks on the go. You just need to know how to use them to their fullest.
Do you consider yourself an overachiever? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for Lifehack Bootcamp, an elite program geared towards teaching eager professionals the recipes to maximize their energy, time, and results.
Started by self-proclaimed overachievers Demir and Carey Bentley, the program totes the tagline “The Future of Productivity is Here.” Once in the bootcamp, you can learn various productivity techniques, including time mastery and how to design the life you really want.
Whether you work alone in a home office or in an open office plan with hundreds of other people, keeping your workspace organized is key to optimal performance. An organized work environment nurtures morale for everyone who uses the space, and adds a sense of professionalism to the business. It also helps keep you efficient—which lets you leave that organized space sooner and go do the other things you feel like doing.
David Kadavy became a writer by accident. A product designer by trade, David realized his love for writing and decided to focus on that pursuit. He’s now the author of two books – Design for Hackers and The Heart to Start.
He also hosts a podcast called Love Your Work, where he interviews entrepreneurs and creators including Jason Fried, Dan Ariely, James Altucher, Ryan Holiday, Laura Roeder, Noah Kagan, and many more.
We all need productivity advice. Here’s 18 interviews from top business and tech leaders to give you just that.
When we’re feeling stuck and unproductive in life, who do we turn to for advice on how to turn it all around? We all need inspiration, especially when we’re not sure how to make positive changes ourselves. In this ebook, we’ve tracked down 20 successful, entrepreneurial, and innovative individuals who are at the top of their productivity games and are making big things happen. These short, no BS interviews are packed with actionable advice to help you navigate your work and personal lives and optimize your productivity. Read on for major productivity secrets and success stories ahead!
How to use this ebook:
This ebook is a series of interview snippets featuring all 20 of our Productivity Giants. Feel free to skip around to read the interviews that sound most interesting to you! Check out the Table of Contents to see what we’ve got in store for you, here.
Author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss says, “If you win the morning, you win the day.” As you might know, having a morning routine is essential to setting up the day for success. To get some ideas on how to optimize our own routines, we asked our Productivity Giants guests how they spend the first 90 minutes of their day.
Claire Diaz-Ortiz is many things – an author, speaker, advisor, and technology innovator. She was one of the early employees at Twitter, hired by co-founder Biz Stone to lead social innovation at the buzzy startup. She’s known as “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” and “Twitter’s Pontiff Recruitment Chief” for her relations and communication with the Vatican. She was even standing by his side when he sent his very first tweet!