S.Blake Lanier

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16 Things the Best Runners Do Every Day

1. They keep a running log.<p>1 of 17<p>There's nothing more motivating than recording a successful workout or long run. But even if a run doesn't go as …

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

Make Yourself Note-able

Each year at high school graduation time, as another freshly-minted generation of teenagers begins adulting, I always reflect on two memories that …

Productivity

Checking email less frequently reduces stress

Abstract<p>Using email is one of the most common online activities in the world today. Yet, very little experimental research has examined the effect of …

An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization; Go Ahead and Try It

In January, I devoted every walk from my home to the train to the contemplation of work details, hoping to improve my recall of them. That was my New Year’s resolution, and so far I’ve stuck to it.<p>In every one of those walks I was also retracing a memorization technique known to the ancients and …

You Can Now Make Voice Calls Using Slack

And video calls are on the way too.<p>Slack, the business communication tool and tech darling, has begun rolling out voice calling to users today, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. The new tool, called “Calls,” allows any Slack user to start a private call or conference call with any other Slack user or channel. …

Productivity Tips from Flipboard Curators

Every Monday, we put the spotlight on a wonderful curator in our MagMaker blog. We ask them to share insights about their media diets and habits, both on and off Flipboard. In doing so, we also learn about what makes them tick.<p>At the end of each post, we ask for a special productivity tip. And …

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The Right Way to use Evernote for Academic Literature Reviews

<b>In this post I will be taking a rather major departure from the normal topics I cover to discuss something very dear to my heart: digital</b> …

3 Psychology Principles That Boost Social Media Engagement

Are your social media posts getting enough engagement?<p>Do you want tips for connecting with your audience?<p>Social media engagement is largely …

Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

Turning Ordinary Routines Into Powerful Rituals | The Art of Manliness

For Henry David Thoreau, the summer of 1854 had brought the onset of a stifling malaise — one that had left him feeling “trivial,” “cheap,” and …

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets

Productivity apps have proliferated at the speed of startup conferences and podcasts. 10 entrepreneurs weigh in on the tools and resources they turn to in order to stay productive and centered.<p>Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a …

Could You Be Fined for Running in the Road?

A New Jersey runner is struck by a car, but she’s the one who gets the ticket.<p>Did you run in the street this morning? You may have broken the law.<p>One runner in New Jersey learned this the hard way in October.<p>Elizabeth Jaeger, 41, was running midmorning in Bernards Township, New Jersey, close to the …