Why You Should Ignore 99% of Productivity Advice You Read Online (and What To Do Instead)

Are you tired of being overworked and distracted? Do you ever feel busy but not productive? Are you always active but never getting anywhere?

Do you ever finish the day stressed and overwhelmed, yet feeling like you didn’t accomplish anything significant?

Do you wonder how some people get so much more done in the same 24 hours, while you're still falling further behind?

If You Want To Achieve Your Goals, Don’t Focus On Them. Do This Instead

​Conventional wisdom says that if ​you want to achieve something in life ― whether that’s to improve your lifestyle, build a successful business, get a six-pack abs or become a millionaire ― you need to set specific goals, write them down and set a deadline for their achievement.

But while setting goals is an important part of the process, it nevertheless misses a critical ingredient. 

30 Life Lessons I Learned In 24 Years

Alright, so I turned 24 and I thought I’ll do something special this time. I thought I’ll write about what I’ve learned so far on my brief time on this planet.

Originally, I wanted it to be 24 lessons. But when I started writing, 24 turned into 35, which turned into 48, which turned into 62. Way too many…

So I went through the whole list again, and sure enough, I started to recognize patterns. I realized that some lessons were like branches of a bigger, unifying principle. Eventually, after countless revisions, I ended up with these 30 big ideas.