How smart people organize what they know.


Seth Godin Hates Being Organized

We talk about how you might be wasting time organizing instead of shipping, how he writes his blog posts, and how he gives speeches.

20 Mar 11, 2020


Action Item: Playing Offense, The 10-10-10 Test, and Blending

Amanda Goetz, VP of Marketing at The Knot, shares her routines for managing a day job, a startup, and three kids.

19 πŸ”’ Oct 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Stop Trying to Make Hard Work Easy

Nir Eyal, author of Indistractable, explains how to cope even when work is hard.

18 πŸ”’ May 5, 2020


5 Ways to Get the Most Out of iOS

Examining the hidden gems inside of your iPhone

18 πŸ”’ Aug 13, 2020


How Productivity Star Thomas Frank Reaches Millions on YouTube

We pull back the curtain on how he gets things and done, and do a deep dive on his system for making videos

18 πŸ”’ Mar 30, 2020


The Science of Productivity Cycles

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

17 πŸ”’ Sep 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Productivity for Parents

Square’s Restaurant Product Lead on integrating career and family

16 πŸ”’ Apr 16, 2020


Spatial Organization

How to find patterns and insights in your notes

15 πŸ”’ Oct 2, 2020 by Dan Shipper


A Sneak Peak At a Next Generation Personal CRM

A preview of Clay + access to

15 πŸ”’ Nov 11, 2020 by Dan Shipper


How New Ideas Happen

β€œThe first step to a new cosmogony is a step back” β€”Β Paul Feyerbend, Against Method Raise your hand if you’ve murdered an idea.Β  I have. It

15 πŸ”’ Jul 23, 2020


Peter Boyce is a People Person

How a top venture capitalist uses Airtable to build a Personal CRM

15 πŸ”’ Nov 9, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Nat Eliason is Living in The Matrix

Nat reveals the Roam setup that he uses to run his life

15 πŸ”’ Apr 29, 2020


New for Members: Sparkle v. 0.6

A new version of the Superorganizers file cleaning utility

14 πŸ”’ Aug 26, 2020


How I Use Screen Time on iOS

Screen Time on iOS is like ice cream cake: so full of promise, and yet also always so underwhelming. It’s probably Apple’s most valuable so

14 πŸ”’ May 29, 2020


Hunting Knowledge with Eric Jorgenson

How the author of The Almanack of Naval Ravikant curates wisdom

14 πŸ”’ Nov 20, 2020 by Dan Shipper


How the Head of Growth at Superhuman Does His Email

Gaurav Vohra on how he uses focus and flow to find order in the chaos of his work life

14 πŸ”’ Aug 29, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Dopamine Stacking

The hidden wisdom in trying new tools and systems

14 πŸ”’ Sep 25, 2020 by Dan Shipper


A system you can keep for life

β€œI need to get organized so I can do my work,” people say to me often. I want to write a novel, but first I need to organize my notes. I w

13 πŸ”’ May 1, 2020


Tasting Notes with Robin Sloan

The bestselling novelist shares his recipe for taking notes that spark novels.

12 Dec 15, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Action Item: How to become indistractable

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

12 πŸ”’ Nov 6, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Action Item: The Quest to be Good at Everything

The co-founder of Bark shares his 8 + 1 system for becoming excellent at life

11 πŸ”’ Nov 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper


The Lucky Ones

How Isaac Newton conquered the loneliness and boredom of quarantine

11 πŸ”’ Apr 8, 2020


Nat Eliason’s Roam Screencast

This is a first! I’m releasing the full recording of my interview with Nat Eliason for your viewing pleasure. You’ll hear me interview Nat

10 πŸ”’ Apr 29, 2020


Action Item: How to create a network from scratch

Ali Hamed of CoVenture shares his tools for getting to the people who can make a difference

10 πŸ”’ Dec 2, 2020 by Dan Shipper


Use a Zwicky Box To Solve Hard Problems in Unexpected Ways

A simple tool to help you beat your own psychology and reliably create novel solutions to any challenge

10 πŸ”’ Apr 23, 2020