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Productivity

Work­ing hurts less than pro­cras­ti­nat­ing, we fear the twinge of starting

Eliezer Yudkowsky
2 Jan 2011 0:15 UTC
193 points
142 comments3 min readLW link

Five Ways To Pri­ori­tize Better

lynettebye
27 Jun 2020 18:40 UTC
111 points
7 comments20 min readLW link

Be impatient

benkuhn
24 Jul 2020 1:30 UTC
76 points
6 comments7 min readLW link
(www.benkuhn.net)

Pro­duc­tivity: Work­ing to­wards a sum­mary of what we know

adamzerner
9 Nov 2017 22:04 UTC
93 points
19 comments26 min readLW link

Tools for keep­ing focused

benkuhn
5 Aug 2020 2:10 UTC
97 points
16 comments4 min readLW link
(www.benkuhn.net)

Self-Ex­per­i­ment: Does Work­ing More Hours In­crease My Out­put?

lynettebye
3 Apr 2020 21:36 UTC
51 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

How Long Can Peo­ple Use­fully Work?

lynettebye
3 Apr 2020 21:35 UTC
97 points
1 comment12 min readLW link

Epistemic Spot Check: The Role of De­liber­ate Prac­tice in the Ac­qui­si­tion of Ex­pert Performance

Elizabeth
25 Jun 2019 23:00 UTC
81 points
8 comments4 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

His­tory of the Devel­op­ment of Log­i­cal Induction

Scott Garrabrant
29 Aug 2018 3:15 UTC
94 points
4 comments5 min readLW link

Ob­sidian: A Mind Map­ping Mark­down Editor

lifelonglearner
27 May 2020 16:26 UTC
11 points
12 comments1 min readLW link
(obsidian.md)

Turns Out In­ter­rup­tions Are Bad, Who Knew?

Elizabeth
11 Jun 2020 23:10 UTC
69 points
13 comments2 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Im­ple­ment­ing an Idea-Man­age­ment System

ryqiem
18 Oct 2019 10:48 UTC
38 points
23 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] What’s your fa­vorite note­tak­ing sys­tem?

Elizabeth
30 Sep 2019 6:18 UTC
33 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Does Think­ing Hard Hurt Your Brain?

Raemon
29 Apr 2018 18:56 UTC
48 points
38 comments1 min readLW link

Liter­a­ture Re­view: Distributed Teams

Elizabeth
16 Apr 2019 1:19 UTC
102 points
34 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] How long can peo­ple be pro­duc­tive in [time pe­riod]?

Elizabeth
6 May 2019 22:35 UTC
48 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

Au­to­mat­i­cally Turn­ing Off Com­puter at Night

Raemon
15 Jul 2020 20:42 UTC
17 points
12 comments2 min readLW link

“Cheat to Win”: Eng­ineer­ing Pos­i­tive So­cial Feedback

sarahconstantin
5 Feb 2018 23:16 UTC
262 points
35 comments2 min readLW link

At­ten­tion is your scarcest resource

benkuhn
30 Jul 2020 1:00 UTC
73 points
4 comments4 min readLW link
(www.benkuhn.net)

Strate­gies of Per­sonal Growth

Raemon
28 Jul 2018 18:27 UTC
122 points
27 comments4 min readLW link1 nomination

Fea­ture Re­quest: Self-im­posed Time Restrictions

adamzerner
15 May 2019 22:35 UTC
22 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Does Goal Set­ting Work?

Swimmer963
16 Oct 2013 20:54 UTC
35 points
21 comments11 min readLW link

Zoom­ing your mind in and out

John_Maxwell
6 Jul 2015 12:30 UTC
8 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Pro­duc­tivity thoughts from Matt Fallshaw

John_Maxwell
21 Aug 2014 5:05 UTC
13 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

Manag­ing one’s mem­ory effectively

John_Maxwell
6 Jun 2014 17:39 UTC
14 points
18 comments4 min readLW link

Per­sonal in­for­ma­tion management

John_Maxwell
11 Sep 2012 11:40 UTC
18 points
31 comments3 min readLW link

Pro­duc­tivity tips for those low on motivation

John_Maxwell
6 Mar 2012 2:41 UTC
7 points
12 comments2 min readLW link

Be­ing Ra­tional and Be­ing Pro­duc­tive: Similar Core Skills?

John_Maxwell
28 Dec 2010 10:11 UTC
18 points
13 comments3 min readLW link

The Math of When to Self-Improve

John_Maxwell
15 May 2010 20:35 UTC
6 points
72 comments2 min readLW link

Travel Through Time to In­crease Your Effectiveness

tanagrabeast
23 Aug 2015 1:32 UTC
41 points
13 comments10 min readLW link

Ha­bit­ual Productivity

So8res
9 Jan 2014 6:44 UTC
50 points
34 comments6 min readLW link

The me­chan­ics of my re­cent productivity

So8res
9 Jan 2014 2:30 UTC
129 points
47 comments9 min readLW link

Dereg­u­lat­ing Dis­trac­tion, Mov­ing Towards the Goal, and Level Hopping

So8res
12 Jan 2014 3:21 UTC
67 points
23 comments8 min readLW link

How I use Google Forms in my Workflow

Harri Besceli
26 Jul 2020 12:17 UTC
31 points
4 comments3 min readLW link

Paper Trauma

Qiaochu_Yuan
31 Jan 2018 22:05 UTC
134 points
63 comments1 min readLW link

What is op­er­a­tions?

Swimmer963
26 Sep 2019 14:16 UTC
100 points
6 comments7 min readLW link

The Monthly Newslet­ter as Think­ing Tool

moridinamael
2 Feb 2018 16:42 UTC
92 points
15 comments3 min readLW link

How Much is Your Time Worth?

lynettebye
2 Sep 2019 6:19 UTC
73 points
16 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] What are your great­est one-shot life im­prove­ments?

Mark Xu
16 May 2020 16:53 UTC
88 points
116 comments1 min readLW link

An­nounc­ing the Com­plice Less Wrong Study Hall

MalcolmOcean
2 Mar 2015 23:37 UTC
58 points
19 comments2 min readLW link

High Var­i­ance Pro­duc­tivity Advice

lynettebye
1 Mar 2020 7:05 UTC
70 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

Chaotic Inversion

Eliezer Yudkowsky
29 Nov 2008 10:57 UTC
60 points
66 comments1 min readLW link

The Soli­taire Prin­ci­ple: Game The­ory for One

alkjash
17 Jan 2018 0:14 UTC
56 points
8 comments9 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

[Question] What is the ev­i­dence for pro­duc­tivity benefits of weightlift­ing?

jp
2 Jun 2019 19:17 UTC
55 points
27 comments1 min readLW link

Ap­ply­ing Be­hav­ioral Psy­chol­ogy on Myself

John_Maxwell
20 Jun 2010 6:25 UTC
53 points
38 comments2 min readLW link

Blog Post Day (Unoffi­cial)

Daniel Kokotajlo
18 Feb 2020 19:05 UTC
46 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Co-Work­ing Col­lab­o­ra­tion to Com­bat Akrasia

ShannonFriedman
9 Mar 2013 18:17 UTC
54 points
99 comments2 min readLW link

The Power of Pomodoros

elharo
14 May 2013 10:36 UTC
50 points
44 comments3 min readLW link

Sim­ple em­bod­ied cog­ni­tion hacks

curiousepic
23 Mar 2011 13:24 UTC
46 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

How I Am Productive

peter_hurford
27 Aug 2013 13:04 UTC
55 points
34 comments14 min readLW link

My workflow

paulfchristiano
9 Dec 2012 21:16 UTC
43 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

Learn­ing strate­gies and the Poke­mon league parable

Jsevillamol
7 Aug 2018 9:37 UTC
43 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

The Balance Between Hard Work and Exhaustion

Rossin
17 Oct 2017 4:06 UTC
40 points
7 comments3 min readLW link