Ep #3: The Secret Curse of Productivity.
Fifty Hitting 50
Ep #3: The Secret Curse of Productivity.
April 26, 2021
Productivity: Are you crushing it, or is it crushing you? In this episode, we take look at how deeply rooted emotions keep us busy, but not necessarily effective. And Deirdre's dark, secret addiction is finally revealed!
I mentioned a few interesting things that you might want a little bit more information on in this episode. First of all, there are many sources for the numbers of individuals playing these mobile app games - including the companies themselves, but here’s an entertaining post about it. 

I also mentioned the Zeigarnik effect, which you can read about here. 

Habit stacking is a fairly recently coined phrase, and this article gives a brief overview of how it works.

And here's a little visual metaphor for time, as shared with me by my wonderful colleague, Margaret. 

And finally, in case you thought I was exaggerating…. Nope. Here’s the Wikipedia entry that describes the condition of being addicted to chocolate, and why it happens. Told ya! 

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