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The Value of Delight

The Value of Delight
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In my tech review videos, I sometimes talk about The Value of Delight. It’s the idea that spending extra money to get an more delightful experience can be ‘worth it’ if it encourages us to do more of the thing we want to do. I’ve noticed the concept

Ali Abdaal
Ali Abdaal
Tools & Tech
How I remember what I read

How I remember what I read
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I like to think I read a lot of books (you can follow my Goodreads profile to see all my past/current books). But a major problem I have is remembering key insights from those books and actually applying them to my life.

Ali Abdaal
Ali Abdaal
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The Inbox for your Brain

The Inbox for your Brain
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I want to share a quick productivity tip that’s been working wonders for me these past few weeks. In David Allen’s Getting Things Done, he introduces the key idea that our brains are for having ideas, not for storing them. We cause ourselves a lot of undue stress

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Ali Abdaal
Apps
Using Notion as a Resonance Calendar

Using Notion as a Resonance Calendar
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I talked in a previous post about how I’ve started using the app Notion as a Second Brain. Almost daily I’ve been discovering new ways of using it to make my life more pleasant and productive. I had lots of comments from readers asking for specifics about how

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Ali Abdaal
Personal Knowledge Management
Saving time with Alfred

Saving time with Alfred
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This post discusses how I use Alfred to increase my efficiency/productivity on my MacBook. If you spend some time in front of a computer (even if it’s sadly not a mac), you might find the principle vaguely interesting. The Problem Time is our most valuable non-renewable resource. I

Ali Abdaal
Ali Abdaal
Tools & Tech