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The Most Helpful Techniques

Personal Productivity

Getting Things Done: The productivity technique. If you read one book, read this one. You will learn how to deal with all the stuff around you without being overwhelmed.

Atomic Habits set you up for success.

Pomodoro Technique: 25 minutes of uninterrupted work. Then a five minute break and back to work.

Envelope Budgeting to manage your finances.

How a password changed my life: How often do you type your password? What if it would remind you of your goal?

Take a Nap! Change your life: Taking a nap works better (and is healthier) than drinking coffee.

Organizational Productivity

The Tools you Need

General

Things for managing tasks and projects.

You Need A Budget to keep track of your money.

Hey to fix e-mail.

Fitbod for working out.

The Best Productivity Apps for Mac: My list of small but essential helpers.

Lights: The dashboard of your life. (Notion template)

Remote Work

Twist as a deep-work focused Slack alternative that supports you rather than distracting you.

Krisp to remove background noises so you can have a call next to a construction site without anyone noticing.

Meeter to quickly join meetings across different accounts without having to manually switch them.

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Checks and Balances

Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia refutes the notion that the United States are such a free country because of the Bill of Rights:

But then I tell them, if you think that the Bill of Rights is what sets us apart, you are crazy. Every banana republic has a bill of rights. Every president for life has a bill of rights. The bill of rights of the former evil empire, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was much better than ours. I mean that literally. It was much better. We guarantee freedom of speech and of the press. Big deal. They guaranteed freedom of speech, of the press, of street demonstrations and protests, and anyone who is caught trying to suppress criticism of the government will be called to account. Whoa, that is wonderful stuff.

He then goes on explaining that what sets America apart is the structure of its government with checks and balances that make sure no one can amass too much power.

Full transcript on govinfo.