How smart people organize what they know.


How Anne-Laure Le Cunff Wrote 200 Articles In One Year

Mindful productivity helps her stay prolific without burning out

Jul 25, 2020


Hunting Knowledge with Eric Jorgenson

How the author of The Almanack of Naval Ravikant curates wisdom

Nov 20, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Why You Keep Doing Productivity Systems That Don’t Work

And how to do something new

Aug 20, 2022 by Dan Shipper


How to never lose another memory again

The co-creator of Flow State explains what happens when you put your entire life in bullet points.

Jun 18, 2020


Cultivating Flow

Remembering Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, discoverer of Flow

Nov 9, 2021 by Flow State


The Fourfold Book Index

How I Take Book Notes

2 May 22, 2020


Fear, Courage, and Willingness

How to walk the path to fearlessness

Sep 24, 2022 by Dan Shipper


The Science of Productivity Cycles

Why we get tired of our workspaces, and why new environments stimulate productivity

Sep 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Polina Marinova Pays Attention to the Little Things

How the creator of The Profile learned to read people — and used it to create a popular newsletter

May 15, 2020


A Sneak Peak At a Next Generation Personal CRM

A preview of Clay + access to

🔒 Nov 11, 2020 by Dan Shipper


What’s Going On When Hard Work Seems Impossible?

Work and procrastination are controlled by the neurotransmitter dopamine. We explore dopamine's role in productivity, and what it means for getting yourself unstuck.

Oct 23, 2020 by Jonathan Shi


The Opportunity in Productivity

A tour of the big ideas in new productivity app mymind

Jul 2, 2020


Dan Shipper: The Sultan of Superorganizers

We turn the tables to reveal the systems and processes he uses to run his life

9 Mar 25, 2021 by Kieran O‘Hare


Organizing Superorganizers

Happy Saturday! For a long time I’ve wanted to make the Superorganizers archive more useful. There’s a ton of information in there, but the

Aug 22, 2020


Action Item: How to become indistractable

We break down Nir Eyal's system for turning down the noise and getting work done

Nov 6, 2020 by Dan Shipper


When Content Becomes Your King

Matt D’Avella on creator burnout and building an audience for the long run

Mar 9, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Kieran O‘Hare


How to write a bestselling book with a friend (even when it’s hard)

And you both have full-time jobs

Jun 18, 2022 by Dan Shipper


How To Build A Digital Zettelkasten

Effortlessly link ideas together with Roam Research. It’s like a bank account for your brain

Apr 1, 2020



The mindful todo list app that's been keeping me focused this week

May 7, 2020


Productivity Cycles

Let me know if you’ve ever felt this way: Everything is piling up. Emails, todos, housework, bills, taxes, books to read. It’s endless. You

2 Feb 27, 2020


Changing the world to change yourself

My subconscious pursuit of love and respect

Jul 1, 2022 by Dan Shipper


Pile Avoidance

If you look closely at anything that you try to keep clean—like an email inbox, a product backlog, or a dishwasher—you’ll notice that they t

Mar 29, 2022 by Dan Shipper


Spatial Organization

How to find patterns and insights in your notes

1 Oct 2, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Is it new or does it suck?

Hey! Dan here. If you're an introspective person, you probably spend a lot of time asking yourself how things are going: Do I like this? Do

Jul 11, 2020


Dopamine Stacking

The hidden wisdom in trying new tools and systems

Sep 25, 2020 by Dan Shipper