Upgrade your life: interview w/Lifehacker’s Gina Trapani

Over at harvard business, I interviewed Gina Trapani, Editor at one of the most popular blogs in the world, lifehacker.com. I asked some tough questions about personal productivity and and she has great answers.

Here’s an excerpt:

S: There are so many ways to optimize work and habits, that it’s easy to get lost, or to spend as much time seeking out new hacks as using the old ones. Are there meta-hacks, or hacks for managing all of the hacks out there?

G: The hack is simple: pick a system and stick with it. The irony of productivity media is that it gives you an excuse to put off actually doing the stuff on your to-do list by trying out a new way to keep track of your to-do list. (This is the reason why sites like Lifehacker even exist!) But the reality is that, like humans, every task manager, calendar, smartphone, or productivity tool is flawed…

Real the full interview here.

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