Best 20 Productivity Blogs of 2021

This is a list of the best productivity blogs online. Every blog has been handpicked because it provides real advice to help boost productivity - not just at work, but at home, in business and in life.


Key criteria

I look for quality articles, written by someone who is writing from personal experience. The quality of the content is more important than how long an article is, but I do favour blogs which are kept updated with new posts on a regular basis. 

The best Productivity blogs you should follow

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The Ultimate Deliberate Practice Guide: How to Be the Best

Everything You Need to Know to Improve Your Performance at Anything—For Beginners and Experts Deliberate practice is the best technique for achieving expert performance in every field—including writin...

What Information Do You Need in Order to Change?

“Feedback is an effective tool for promoting efficient behavior: it enhances individuals’ awareness of choice consequences in complex settings.” —“Feedback and Efficient Behavior,” Sandro Casal, Nives...

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I blog about transforming your relationship with time, work, money – and ultimately yourself. My writing is fluff-free and promises to push you out of your comfort zone/

$10K work: A portfolio approach

Have you been buying Bitcoin since the early days? Did you ride the Gamestop wave to its highs? Or do you remember epic collapse of Enron stock? In every instance, the end result was a concentrated (o...

The elusive pursuit of getting it (all) done

Growing up, my French-speaking parents always warned me about having “plus de gueule que de sac.” While the Google translation is entertaining, English has its own version: “Having eyes bigger than yo...

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I help people build their audiences, develop social media strategies, grow their newsletter, build businesses around their creative work, or get more creative in their business.

Simple = Sustainable

Here’s a cheat code to make it easier to stick with a project: Make it simple. The simpler your projects, the easier it is to sustain them. Why is this newsletter only a paragraph? Why does it feature...

Pay what you can

In a recent edition of This Is How I Do It, I shared what I learned from launching a successful pay-what-you-want product. A reader replied and said this: Try changing one word with this offer. “Pay w...

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Zen Habits is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

I’m the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Atomic Habits, which has sold more than 1 million copies worldwide. My work has appeared in Entrepreneur magazine, Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal and on CBS This Morning.

I'm a writer, programmer, traveler and avid reader of interesting things. For the last ten years I've been experimenting to find out how to learn and think better. I don't promise I have all the answers, just a place to start.

Listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and one of Fortune’s “40 under 40.” Early-stage technology investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ others) and the author of five #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers.

Plants of the Gods — Ayahuasca, Shamanic Knowledge, Coca, and the Adventures of Richard Evans Schultes (#508)

Plants of the Gods — Ayahuasca, Shamanic Knowledge, Coca, and the Adventures of Richard Evans Schultes

Psychedelics 101: Books, Documentaries, Podcasts, Science, and More

By popular request, I recorded the short video above to cover what I consider “psychedelics 101.” There is a sea of misinformation out there, and the video covers resources I consider well vetted. All...

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The Digital Project Manager is the home of digital project management inspiration, how-to guides, tips, tricks, tools, funnies, and jobs.

Science based insights on productivity, with a touch of humour. Eric Barker is also the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree, which debuted at #2 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list.

This Is How To Make Emotionally Intelligent Friendships: 6 Secrets

*** Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it out, click here. *** Friends are important. Yeah,...

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

*** Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it out, click here. *** The voice in his head kept t...

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Marie is author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book 'Everything is Figureoutable'.

Squeamish About Selling? How to Fall in Love with Sales & Marketing

Does the thought of sales make you squirm? In today’s MarieTV, I answer a question from Bettina who runs a social enterprise in Australia, but struggles with the selling part of running her business. ...

Why People Ignore Your Writing — and How to Fix It with Cole Schafer

This is the most important sentence you’ll ever write. The fate of every click, share, like, and sale rides on one little line… Your hook. Why is it SO important? Because whether you’re a business own...

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An uncertain future

On February 17th — in the middle of nine days without power due to an ice storm — we had the foundation contractor out to re-inspect our house. We experienced some settling last fall, and I was worrie...

My life philosophy: 52 lessons from 52 years

And now we are 52... On this day in 1969, baby J.D. entered the world. I don't think there's any way my parents could have predicted the path their firstborn would take through life. It hasn't always ...

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Celebrate Eagerly To Boost Your Company’s Success

Your company is producing strong results, but your team seems weary. The success of yesterday unintentionally gets lost in the grind of today. How do you rejuvenate your people to continue on and even...

The Science Behind Why You Need a Hobby

Our bodies weren’t designed to be in a constant state of stress. To put it simply, you can’t work all the time and not feel the negative effects. The solution? Create a rhythm of rest and work. High a...

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215 – Mind Chemicals Controlling Your Money, Investments, & Financial Future

Today, we are going to show you what to do and what steps you can take to safeguard yourself against the chemicals in your own mind. The post 215 – Mind Chemicals Controlling Your Money, Investments, ...

214 – Million Dollar Bitcoin and the Future of Cryptocurrency with Mike Dillard

Today, we talk with Mike Dillard about the million-dollar bitcoin industry and the future of cryptocurrency. The post 214 – Million Dollar Bitcoin and the Future of Cryptocurrency with Mike Dillard ap...

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Discover neuroscience-based strategies to cultivate your curiosity, maximise your productivity, and dare to create. By subscribing to Maker Mind, you will receive original articles to increase your creativity and your productivity every week.

Taste: why we like what we like

You may think your likes and dislikes are formed through rational decision-making. After all— whether it is books, movies, music, food, romantic partners, or fashion—your tastes are a defining part of...

90 journaling prompts to spark new personal insights

Journaling offers many benefits, including improved mood, fewer stress-related visits to the doctor, feeling of greater psychological well-being, reduced depressive symptoms and absenteeism from work,...

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How You Can Become An Authority In Your Field

5 min read Every expert or thought leader knows that authority is crucial. Without it, no one would ever listen to us. Robert Cialdini, a professor of marketing, business, and psychology, famously wro...

How To Get Repeat Customers For Your Business

5 min read Last year, 1,320 people bought one of my courses. And 54% of those sales came from existing customers. That’s massive. And this rate increased over time. In business, you need to focus on t...

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Inspiring, informing and celebrating entrepreneurs.

At last the designs of indigenous peoples will be protected against plagiarism!

In the last 10 years at least 23 clothing brands have misappropriated typical creations of indigenous peoples.

Two Young People Disguised as Grandparents to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine

The alleged culprits are both in their thirties and famous in the gaming world.

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I write about marketing, productivity and note-taking.

Identity Management: how to overcome the tendency of obsession.

I’m a person who eats healthy things. Everyone around me should know about my healthy eating habits. I don’t just want to eat healthy, I want people to know me as a healthy eater guy as well. My goal ...

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