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Mean­ingful Rest

Neel Nanda29 Aug 2020 15:50 UTC
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(www.neelnanda.io)

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

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Jan 2011 0:15 UTC
241 points
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The Good Try Rule

AllAmericanBreakfast27 Dec 2020 2:38 UTC
54 points
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Why Pro­duc­tivity Sys­tems Don’t Stick

Matt Goldenberg16 Jan 2021 17:45 UTC
46 points
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[Question] How do you op­ti­mize pro­duc­tivity with re­spect to your men­strual cy­cle?

just_browsing7 Feb 2021 21:39 UTC
94 points
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Five Ways To Pri­ori­tize Better

lynettebye27 Jun 2020 18:40 UTC
112 points
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Be impatient

benkuhn24 Jul 2020 1:30 UTC
77 points
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(www.benkuhn.net)

At­ten­tion is your scarcest resource

benkuhn30 Jul 2020 1:00 UTC
76 points
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(www.benkuhn.net)

Co-Work­ing Col­lab­o­ra­tion to Com­bat Akrasia

ShannonFriedman9 Mar 2013 18:17 UTC
74 points
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Pro­duc­tivity: Work­ing to­wards a sum­mary of what we know

adamzerner9 Nov 2017 22:04 UTC
69 points
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Tools for keep­ing focused

benkuhn5 Aug 2020 2:10 UTC
119 points
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(www.benkuhn.net)

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

lynettebye3 Apr 2020 21:36 UTC
50 points
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How Long Can Peo­ple Use­fully Work?

lynettebye3 Apr 2020 21:35 UTC
107 points
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Epistemic Spot Check: The Role of De­liber­ate Prac­tice in the Ac­qui­si­tion of Ex­pert Performance

Elizabeth25 Jun 2019 23:00 UTC
76 points
8 comments4 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Ha­bit­ual Productivity

So8res9 Jan 2014 6:44 UTC
69 points
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His­tory of the Devel­op­ment of Log­i­cal Induction

Scott Garrabrant29 Aug 2018 3:15 UTC
87 points
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Ob­sidian: A Mind Map­ping Mark­down Editor

lifelonglearner27 May 2020 16:26 UTC
11 points
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(obsidian.md)

Turns Out In­ter­rup­tions Are Bad, Who Knew?

Elizabeth11 Jun 2020 23:10 UTC
66 points
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(acesounderglass.com)

Im­ple­ment­ing an Idea-Man­age­ment System

ryqiem18 Oct 2019 10:48 UTC
40 points
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[Question] What’s your fa­vorite note­tak­ing sys­tem?

Elizabeth30 Sep 2019 6:18 UTC
31 points
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Does Think­ing Hard Hurt Your Brain?

Raemon29 Apr 2018 18:56 UTC
18 points
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Liter­a­ture Re­view: Distributed Teams

Elizabeth16 Apr 2019 1:19 UTC
103 points
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[Question] How long can peo­ple be pro­duc­tive in [time pe­riod]?

Elizabeth6 May 2019 22:35 UTC
47 points
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Au­to­mat­i­cally Turn­ing Off Com­puter at Night

Raemon15 Jul 2020 20:42 UTC
19 points
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“Cheat to Win”: Eng­ineer­ing Pos­i­tive So­cial Feedback

sarahconstantin5 Feb 2018 23:16 UTC
162 points
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Strate­gies for Per­sonal Growth

Raemon28 Jul 2018 18:27 UTC
122 points
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Fea­ture Re­quest: Self-im­posed Time Restrictions

adamzerner15 May 2019 22:35 UTC
21 points
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Does Goal Set­ting Work?

Swimmer96316 Oct 2013 20:54 UTC
50 points
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Zoom­ing your mind in and out

John_Maxwell6 Jul 2015 12:30 UTC
15 points
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Pro­duc­tivity thoughts from Matt Fallshaw

John_Maxwell21 Aug 2014 5:05 UTC
19 points
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Manag­ing one’s mem­ory effectively

John_Maxwell6 Jun 2014 17:39 UTC
25 points
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Per­sonal in­for­ma­tion management

John_Maxwell11 Sep 2012 11:40 UTC
27 points
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Pro­duc­tivity tips for those low on motivation

John_Maxwell6 Mar 2012 2:41 UTC
10 points
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Be­ing Ra­tional and Be­ing Pro­duc­tive: Similar Core Skills?

John_Maxwell28 Dec 2010 10:11 UTC
27 points
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The Math of When to Self-Improve

John_Maxwell15 May 2010 20:35 UTC
14 points
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Travel Through Time to In­crease Your Effectiveness

tanagrabeast23 Aug 2015 1:32 UTC
53 points
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The Cog­ni­tive Costs to Do­ing Things

lionhearted2 May 2011 9:13 UTC
49 points
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On Sys­tems—Liv­ing a life of zero willpower

Neel Nanda16 Aug 2020 16:44 UTC
36 points
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(www.neelnanda.io)

[Question] How can we mea­sure cre­ativity?

Elizabeth29 Jun 2019 22:30 UTC
32 points
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Mediums Over­power Messages

lsusr20 Oct 2019 5:46 UTC
47 points
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My Ham­mer­time Fi­nal Exam

moridinamael22 Mar 2018 18:40 UTC
16 points
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Ex­per­i­ment: Separate High/​Low Pro­duc­tive Hours

Raemon8 Feb 2018 4:10 UTC
15 points
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Focus

jefftk15 Sep 2019 15:10 UTC
31 points
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(www.jefftk.com)

Pro­duc­tivity tool: race!

wwa16 Jan 2014 21:53 UTC
42 points
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Stop press­ing the Try Harder button

Neel Nanda5 Sep 2020 9:10 UTC
33 points
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(www.neelnanda.io)

Notic­ing Wasted Motion

lynettebye17 Sep 2020 2:30 UTC
15 points
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Be­ing Pro­duc­tive With Chronic Health Con­di­tions

lynettebye5 Nov 2020 0:22 UTC
82 points
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Chain Breaking

Mark Xu29 Dec 2020 1:06 UTC
22 points
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(markxu.com)

One Year of Pomodoros

Alex_Altair31 Dec 2020 4:42 UTC
55 points
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Balance mo­ti­va­tion and discipline

toonalfrink7 Jan 2021 12:00 UTC
14 points
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Would most peo­ple benefit from be­ing less co­er­cive to them­selves?

Matt Goldenberg21 Jan 2021 14:24 UTC
22 points
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The Com­pre­hen­sion Curve

AllAmericanBreakfast22 Feb 2021 22:51 UTC
28 points
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Me­taPrompt: a tool for tel­ling your­self what to do.

abramdemski16 Mar 2021 20:49 UTC
64 points
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The me­chan­ics of my re­cent productivity

So8res9 Jan 2014 2:30 UTC
156 points
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Dereg­u­lat­ing Dis­trac­tion, Mov­ing Towards the Goal, and Level Hopping

So8res12 Jan 2014 3:21 UTC
87 points
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How I use Google Forms in my Workflow

Harri Besceli26 Jul 2020 12:17 UTC
33 points
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Paper Trauma

Qiaochu_Yuan31 Jan 2018 22:05 UTC
69 points
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What is op­er­a­tions?

Swimmer96326 Sep 2019 14:16 UTC
106 points
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The Monthly Newslet­ter as Think­ing Tool

moridinamael2 Feb 2018 16:42 UTC
39 points
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How Much is Your Time Worth?

lynettebye2 Sep 2019 6:19 UTC
70 points
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[Question] What are your great­est one-shot life im­prove­ments?

Mark Xu16 May 2020 16:53 UTC
98 points
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An­nounc­ing the Com­plice Less Wrong Study Hall

MalcolmOcean2 Mar 2015 23:37 UTC
75 points
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High Var­i­ance Pro­duc­tivity Advice

lynettebye1 Mar 2020 7:05 UTC
68 points
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Chaotic Inversion

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 Nov 2008 10:57 UTC
75 points
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The Soli­taire Prin­ci­ple: Game The­ory for One

alkjash17 Jan 2018 0:14 UTC
24 points
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(radimentary.wordpress.com)

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

jp2 Jun 2019 19:17 UTC
55 points
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Ap­ply­ing Be­hav­ioral Psy­chol­ogy on Myself

John_Maxwell20 Jun 2010 6:25 UTC
70 points
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Blog Post Day (Unoffi­cial)

Daniel Kokotajlo18 Feb 2020 19:05 UTC
45 points
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The Power of Pomodoros

elharo14 May 2013 10:36 UTC
74 points
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Sim­ple em­bod­ied cog­ni­tion hacks

curiousepic23 Mar 2011 13:24 UTC
59 points
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How I Am Productive

peter_hurford27 Aug 2013 13:04 UTC
62 points
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My workflow

paulfchristiano9 Dec 2012 21:16 UTC
63 points
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Learn­ing strate­gies and the Poke­mon league parable

Jsevillamol7 Aug 2018 9:37 UTC
40 points
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The Balance Between Hard Work and Exhaustion

Rossin17 Oct 2017 4:06 UTC
15 points
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Run­ning the Stack

lionhearted26 Sep 2019 16:03 UTC
35 points
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Work­ing Mantras

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Aug 2009 22:08 UTC
39 points
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How time track­ing can help you prioritize

lynettebye16 Dec 2019 17:07 UTC
30 points
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Cod­ing Ra­tion­ally—Test Driven Development

DSimon1 Oct 2010 15:20 UTC
33 points
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Ur­gent & im­por­tant: How (not) to do your to-do list

bfinn1 Feb 2019 17:44 UTC
34 points
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LW Study Hall − 2 Month Update

Lachouette12 May 2013 10:03 UTC
40 points
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The why and how of daily updates

VipulNaik5 May 2019 15:21 UTC
30 points
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A Day Without Defaults

katydee20 Oct 2014 8:07 UTC
49 points
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[Question] How do you know it’s time for a break?

Elizabeth16 May 2019 4:33 UTC
29 points
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Ra­tion­al­ist Horo­scopes: Low-hang­ing util­ity gen­er­a­tor?

AdeleneDawner18 May 2011 21:52 UTC
37 points
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[Question] What is a good mo­ment to start writ­ing?

toonalfrink29 May 2019 21:47 UTC
20 points
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What’s the best way to rest?

[deleted]15 Jun 2012 0:45 UTC
34 points
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Willpower duality

Gyrodiot20 Jan 2017 9:56 UTC
10 points
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(www.jrmyp.net)

[Pro­duc­tivity] How not to use “Im­por­tant //​ Not Ur­gent”

aaq17 Feb 2020 23:42 UTC
22 points
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How to reach 80% of your goals. Ex­actly 80%.

Stuckwork10 Oct 2020 17:33 UTC
31 points
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The Sun Room

4thWayWastrel12 Oct 2020 21:08 UTC
16 points
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In sup­port of Yak Shaving

Elo16 Mar 2017 5:31 UTC
26 points
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[Question] Do you do weekly or daily re­views? What are they like?

benwr5 Aug 2019 1:23 UTC
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Notes on Industriousness

David_Gross3 Nov 2020 1:55 UTC
6 points
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One Year of Pomodoros

alexvermeer1 Jan 2014 21:27 UTC
33 points
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[Question] How can labour pro­duc­tivity growth be an in­di­ca­tor of au­toma­tion?

Polytopos16 Nov 2020 21:16 UTC
2 points
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Work­ing in Vir­tual Real­ity: A Review

ozziegooen20 Nov 2020 23:14 UTC
109 points
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Fi­nal Ver­sion Perfected: An Un­derused Ex­e­cu­tion Algorithm

willbradshaw27 Nov 2020 10:43 UTC
67 points
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Hard work is irritating

Oldmanrahul17 Dec 2020 1:04 UTC
11 points
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(oldmanrahul.com)

[Question] What are the most pow­er­ful lo­tuses?

ForensicOceanography20 Feb 2021 19:05 UTC
12 points
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Slack Bud­get: 3 sur­prise prob­lems per week

Raemon25 Feb 2020 21:52 UTC
37 points
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Un­nec­es­sary Bore­dom Bias

Mathisco20 Mar 2021 19:29 UTC
8 points
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How You Can Gain Self Con­trol Without “Self-Con­trol”

spencerg24 Mar 2021 23:38 UTC
87 points
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