One of the biggest
challenges I face in being productive each day is the dizzying array of
distractions that exist on the computer or on my phone. We live in interesting
times given just how many distractions are seconds from our eyeballs at any
This can easily eat
into your productivity if you aren’t careful. Even though I actively work on
avoiding these distractions, they can still sap at least an hour from my day.
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Mindset” is a psychological concept that Stanford Professor Carol Dweck
popularized back in the early 2000’s. Since then it has hit the “pop
psychology” scene and could be seen to some degree as a precursor to
Angela Duckworth’s concept and popularization of “Grit” as the next
hot topic. Indeed, Amazon even markets the two pioneering books together.
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launched a new feature on the web version of our site: streak medals!
One big challenge that we’ve heard all the time is that the motivation for any project or goal tends to fade away over time. We’ve heard the story time and time again: someone sets out for a big, ambitious goal, gets 30% of the way there, hits a few speed bumps, and all of a sudden the goal has been on ice for 18 months.
Continue reading “How We Reward Consistent Behavior”
We may have
classrooms and teachers for a while longer, but much of the future of education
is self-guided. With most of the world’s knowledge available for free on the
internet, it will become clear (if it’s not already) that spending hundreds of
thousands of dollars for a college degree is ludicrous for an individual and
fraudulent on the part of the university.
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As we can tell you first-hand, starting any new venture is really hard! If you are still working a full-time job, starting something requires you to forego a lot of the usual after-work activities and hobbies to make it happen.
And if you are doing a
startup full-time, you are still facing a ton of work and time pressure to get
it to a point where it is viable and valuable. In either case, you’ll be
balancing some mix of product design, product development, marketing, sales,
operations, customer support, and more.
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