Podcast: Mini Productivity Experiments

Productivity

On this episode, we chat about five productivity experiments you can try out while stuck at home—including how to wake up early, reset your caffeine tolerance, and replace TV time with books. Topics covered include:

  • How our wakeup time doesn’t affect our income or success level
  • The downfalls of caffeine
  • How to optimize your caffeine consumption
  • The ways we borrow energy from tomorrow
  • How many years of our lives we spend watching TV
  • How mental stimulation has become the enemy of focus
  • Identifying your keystone habits
  • Creating a cycle of positive change
  • Mini productivity experiments to try out in quarantine:
    • Different wakeup times
    • A caffeine reset
    • Cutting out booze
    • Replacing TV with books
    • New workout regimens

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Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity, and is the author of two books: Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in 20 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site, and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive, without hating the process.