The Productivity Giants Series with Adam Braun, Co-Founder of MissionU

 

This week on the #ProductivityGiants series we’re featuring Adam Braun – a New York Times best-selling author and CEO and Co-Founder of MissionU, a 21st century college alternative that allows students to graduate debt-free. MissionU also prepares them with the skills needed for today’s most in-demand jobs, partnering with top companies such as Spotify, Lyft, Uber, Warby Parker and more. The first cohort received nearly 5,000 applicants for the first 25 spots and they’ll be expanding significantly to meet demand in 2018. Prior to MissionU, Adam founded and led Pencils of Promise, an award-winning global nonprofit that has built 400+ schools across the world and raised more than $45M.

The Productivity Giants Series with Noah Kagan, Founder of AppSumo

 

Noah Kagan is a pretty busy guy – he runs two successful web companies at the same time. Residing in Austin, Texas, Noah is the Chief Sumo at Sumo.com and AppSumo.com. Both startups are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs kick more ass by providing them with deals on productivity products and the best web traffic tools out there. Before becoming a founder, Noah worked at Intel, and was employee #30 at Facebook and #4 at Mint.

 

6 Productivity Tips to Get the Most from Evernote

If you use a cross-platform organization app like Evernote, you’re likely well aware that it can be just as much of a curse as it is a blessing.

 

Evernote gurus rave that their account is their digital brain, replacing the need to ever buy pen and paper again. But for those who haven’t refined their strategy, the system can get unruly and overwhelming. Some users simply give up before they reach the digital Promised Land.

 

Take a look at some tips to make sure you’re making the most of your Evernote account, without enduring any unnecessary hassles in the process.

How to Be More Productive Using the Eisenhower Matrix

 

Choosing the optimal productivity method can make an enormous difference in your work. A seamless workflow can take you from feeling unfocused, overwhelmed, and unproductive to feeling in control, calm, and fully ready to take on even the most daunting projects.

 

Luckily, there are new productivity methods being adjusted, developed, and shared all the time. There’s bound to be a workflow out there that fits your lifestyle and can be tailored to your individual projects and personality. But flipping through countless articles about different productivity methods can be a huge time suck – time better used actually getting things done.

 

To help you out, we’re highlighting a particular productivity system that you could implement in your own life today. It’s called the Eisenhower Matrix.

Productivity Giants Series with Derek Flanzraich, Founder of Greatist

Are you caught up on our #ProductivityGiants series so far? If not, be sure to check out our interviews with Camille Ricketts, Head of Content at First Round Capital, Brad Feld, Partner at Foundry Group, Nir Eyal, author of Hooked, Eric Paley, Partner at Founder Collective, Dharmesh Shah, CTO of Hubspot and James Clear, Author & Entrepreneur.

 

 

Deciding to make healthier habits and life changes is easy. Actually following through on them though? Not so much. Greatist knows this fact well, which is why it’s their mission to help people find out how they can make healthy choices that they love – because it’s easier to stick with things if you love them. We love their “healthy-ish” attitude because it comes across as attainable, positive, and encouraging.