Blog Category: Productivity

The Best Advice I've Ever Received

“The way you do anything is the way you do everything”. My podcast producer, Steve Cohen, only speaks in quotes. He remembers every quote from everyone. And he rhymes. He doesn’t speak…

“The way you do anything is the way you do everything”. My podcast producer, Steve Cohen, only speaks in quotes. He remembers every quote from everyone. And he rhymes. He doesn’t speak in “normal”. I told him to send me quotes every day and I will make a book out of it: “The Tao of […]

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Einstein's Secret of Productivity

A producer at [well known television show] said to me, “whatever you do – don’t ever ever say ‘I don’t know’. If you say that, we’ll never ask you back.” Then, thrust…

A producer at [well known television show] said to me, “whatever you do – don’t ever ever say ‘I don’t know’. If you say that, we’ll never ask you back.” Then, thrust into a dark room, miked up, camera pointing at me, the producer in my ear, “anddd…GO!” and six of us arguing about the […]

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The Only Two Secrets You Need To Know

A few years before he wrote Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner wanted to follow me around. To shadow me so he can find out how depraved I was. “I’m writing a book about the…

A few years before he wrote Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner wanted to follow me around. To shadow me so he can find out how depraved I was. “I’m writing a book about the Psychology of Money. You’re going to be the first chapter.” He wanted to write about someone who made and lost millions and psychologically […]

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The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. But I didn’t read the article. I didn’t want to be tainted by “the most productive people”. So I decided to write down what six things…

I admit I stole this title. But I didn’t read the article. I didn’t want to be tainted by “the most productive people”. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. I think I’m somewhat productive. I help run a few businesses. I’ve written a […]

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