Google Tech Talk: Productivity, happiness, and avoiding sudden death

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Video live at: http://youtu.be/UnZlyouz9s8 . Presented Dec 14, 2012 at Google. Here are the links that illustrate the techniques I mention:

* notifymenot.com - Turn off your notifications from social networks
* bit.ly/mobileoff - Turn off the badges/alerts on your phone
* awayfind.com - Receive alerts for just your important emails, and download the full Guide to NOT Checking Email (part of AwayFind's setup)
* snipr.com/makealist - Clear your head, get started with a system
* bit.ly/thecriticalpath - Determine what tasks are critical for your major goals
* bit.ly/bodyslave - Schedule your day around your energy levels
* bit.ly/remarkablenotproductive - Nevermind productivity, be remarkable

If you'd like more information or are interested in a similar talk for your organization, drop me a note: jared@awayfind.com.

Please follow me on Twitter: @technotheory.

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Google Tech Talk: Productivity, happiness, and avoiding sudden death

  1. ProductivityHappinessand AvoidingSudden DeathJared Goralnick Flickr Photo: JD Hancock Icons – Christopher T. Howlett, Alfredo Astort (The Noun Project)
  2. PART 1. TWEAKSProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death 2
  3. Social Networks please do not mail me please do not e-mail me please do not text me Save Preferenceshttp://notifymenot.comProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 3
  4. Notifications Off.http://bit.ly/mobileoffProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 4
  5. ArchiveProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death Flickr Photos: alabut, yuan2003, rajue @technotheory 5
  6. DeleteProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 6
  7. Stop Checking Emailhttp://awayfind.comProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death 7
  8. PART 2. TECHNIQUESProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death 8
  9. Purge Your Mind Sit still, and make a crazy long list Achieve “Mind Like Water”http://snipr.com/makealist [Technotheory]Productivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 9
  10. Measure. Measure. Stop.Flickr Photo: tyla Flickr Photo: leoplus Productivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 10
  11. 50/10 (50 min work, 10 min rest) Flickr Photo: lwrProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 11
  12. In the Stream, Out of the Stream Get your value and then get AWAY. Flickr Photo: bullish1974Productivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 12
  13. UnplugFlickr Photo: ppdigital Flickr Photo: mark78 Productivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 13
  14. Cone of Silence + Batching Start a Task “Cone of Silence” Don’t MultitaskProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 14
  15. The Essential and the Incidental Decide on your goals Group together the incidentalhttp://bit.ly/thecriticalpath [Technotheory] Flickr Photo: OceanView2008Productivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 15
  16. Learn your Circadian Rhythms Schedule around your body’s cycle WIDE AWAKE DEAD TIRED Thought-intensive, Bite-sized tasks and those creative tasks that require movementhttp://bit.ly/bodyslave [Technotheory] Flickr photos: Fabbriciuse, SkantzmanProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 16
  17. Be remarkable not productivehttp://bit.ly/remarkablenotproductive [Technotheory] Flickr photo: Felicia McCaulleyProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death @technotheory 17
  18. Just Google Me. JK. Jared Goralnick jared@awayfind.com @technotheoryProductivity, Happiness, and Avoiding Sudden Death 18

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