Achieving Your Goals Through the Perfect Day

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Way back in December of 2011 (holy wow that was already 4 years ago), I wrote about why people fail at New Year’s Resolutions, how to keep your New Year’s Resolutions, and how to set up a system I called Quality Days. A lot has changed since then, namely I’m now focused on Humor That… Continue Reading >

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The Perfect Day at Quantified Self

I did a talk on my productivity system called The Perfect Day at Quantified Self and you can watch it below! Interested in setting up your own Perfect Day System? Follow these instructions on how to keep your goals… Continue Reading >


IWNY13: What’s Your System

Note: This is a post recapping my key takeaways from Internet Week 2013. For more, check out this post: What I Learned from Internet Week 2013. In this panel discussion moderated by What’s Your System’s Margit Detweiler , Gretchen Rubin of the The Happiness Project shares some of her productivity techniques. 5 Productivity Tips from… Continue Reading >


How Companies Learn Your Secrets – NYT Article

I read a fascinating article on how companies are using analytics to learn more about human behavior. While the stories of Target and P&G are pretty interested, I was more intrigued by the discussion on creating / forming habits, specifically the idea of Cue -> Routine -> Habit. It’s a little lengthy but worth the… Continue Reading >


How to Set Up Your Quality Day System

Note: 5 Steps to Establishing Daily Habits is the third of a three part series on creating and sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions. Before continuing, check out Part 1: Why People Fail New Year’s Resolutions and Part 2: Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions Using Quality Days. Now that you know why people fail new… Continue Reading >