Top productivity resources on the Internet

Jelena Mraovic

Last updated on: April 19, 2022

Do you want to become more productive, but are not sure how and where to start? Do you lack motivation? Does all the work overwhelm you?

That’s okay, it happens to the best of us.

In this fast-paced life we live in, everybody’s trying to utilize their time better and make the most of their workday. You know that friend who is a full-time working parent, manages to finish their work, cooks lunch, and hits the gym in the evening?

I’ve always thought they had some superpowers or something since they make it look so easy and effortless. But this is far from true. It takes a lot of effort and skill to manage time wisely and increase productivity.

So, the question is: How do they do it? How to stay productive and successfully manage your time in the fast-paced world we live in?

As Queen Elizabeth II, who remained productive even during the worst of times, declared:

“Thank goodness for technology.”

In this article, we’re going to go over our top pick productivity resources in each of 5 different categories:

  1. Apps
  2. Websites
  3. Blogs
  4. Youtube channels
  5. Podcasts

These productivity resources can help you boost your productivity and make efficient use of your time whether you are a working parent, homemaker, entrepreneur, leader, student, and more. After all, being productive is an individual thing. Some people benefit from reading while others tend to watch videos or use numerous apps that help them organize their days better. That’s why we’ve prepared something for everyone.

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Apps to boost your productivity

Apps

Why do things manually, when apps on your desktop or portable devices can make your life so much easier? One Google research found that “75% of people say their smartphones help them to be more productive.”

With that said, we’ve selected some apps (available across devices and operating systems) that will guarantee an increase in your productivity whether you want to build better work habits, lead a more successful business or household, or pass your exams with flying colors. Let’s get started!

Clockify

🔹 Great for: time management

Clockify is a time tracking tool that offers the basic time tracking features for unlimited users and projects, free of charge. However, Clockify is not solely a time tracking app. What helps it stand out from the rest apps is its rich list of numerous features.

In Clockify, you can:

☑️ Track time — start the timer or manually type in your time later on,

☑️ Track billable and non-billable hours,

☑️ Create invoices — automatically populate your invoice based on your billable or non-billable hours,

☑️ Set project budget and estimates,

☑️ Manage and track multiple projects simultaneously — directly import a CSV file into Clockify and it automatically recognizes and arranges all data within a second,

…and the list goes on. In addition to tracking time and other amazing features, you can track time within other web apps since Clockify integrates with Jira, Asana, Trello, Todoist, and many more. Clockify has all the features that one team or business needs in one place.

🔹 Who can use Clockify?

Anyone who wants to keep track of their time for business or private purposes — working people, students, housemakers, businesses, teams, etc.

🔹 Use it on: Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Edge

🔹 Cost: Track time for FREE for unlimited users and on unlimited projects and upgrade when you need extra features.

Pumble

🔹 Great for: efficient team collaboration

Pumble is a free team communication platform that allows you to have private one-on-one conversations with your coworkers in private channels, group chats within your team, or public conversations in public channels. Create channels of your choice and send invitations to your teammates to have confidential conversations.

What I find irritating when using different apps is when they don’t provide a search history option. Pumble accelerates this process by providing its users with this life-saving option together with replying messages into threads — very practical to avoid channel cluttering.

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🔹 Who can use Pumble?

Suitable for team collaboration across different professions and businesses such as software development, customer support, marketing, health care, sales, education, etc.

🔹 Use it on: Web, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android.

🔹 Cost: Pumble is FREE for its basic features. You get extra features for $1.99/month/user in the Pro Plan and even more features in the price-upon-request self-hosted version of the app.

Forest

🔹 Great for: staying focused

Forest is another app that helps you stay focused by “planting” a virtual tree. Your tree keeps growing while you stay focused on your work. If you leave the app before time’s up — you’ll kill your tree.

The app partners with real tree-planting organizations so users can use virtual coins they get in the app to plant real trees around the globe. Forest planted 1,216,975 real trees so far and the number keeps growing each minute. Therefore, help Earth by planting a real tree yourself and build better work habits by diminishing your procrastination habits forever.

🔹 Who can use Forest?

Anyone who benefits from visual stimulation and deals with procrastination; Students reported a boost in their productivity since Forest helped them decrease their screen time.

🔹 Use it on: all iOS devices, Android.

🔹 Cost: $1.99 to purchase.

Freedom

🔹 Great for: staying focused

Freedom is an app that helps you stay focused. It blocks distractions by shutting off network and Internet access for a specified amount of time. Distractions such as social networking, online shopping, games… just name it, Freedom controls them and keeps you focused on what matters. What’s more, it can block distractions on all of your devices simultaneously. Freedom’s users reported a boost of 2.5 hours of productive time each day by using it.

🔹 Who can use Freedom?

It’s great for writers, researchers, journalists, editors, developers, students, all those people who deal with distractions surrounding them.

🔹 Use it on: Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, Chrome, Linux.

🔹 Cost: A monthly plan is $6.99, or buy a yearly subscription for $2.42 a month.

Todoist

🔹 Great for: making traditional to-do lists

If you like traditional to-do lists, this app is for you. Have peace of mind by keeping all of your to-do lists in one place. You can divide your tasks into different categories, color-code them, and set their priority level. Moreover, share your lists, tasks, or files within your team, or even assign tasks and set due dates.

Todoist also integrates with other top platforms such as Clockify. So, by installing an extension, you can track the time of your tasks directly in Todoist and run reports in Clockify later on.

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🔹 Who can use Todoist?

Designers, developers, freelancers, entrepreneurs, small businesses, students.

🔹 Use it on: Mac, iOS, Linux, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Gmail, Outlook.

🔹 Cost: There is a free version but it’s quite limited; A pro version will cost you $3 per month if you decide on a yearly subscription, or $4 billed monthly; Business version is great for teams $5 monthly (yearly subscription) or $6 billed each month.

Remember the milk

🔹 Great for: managing tasks

Remember The Milk is a task management app that allows you to manage tasks from a computer or smartphone, both online and offline. The system distinguishes between personal and professional tasks, but you can also custom sort your tasks by date, priority, task name… you name it. The new custom sorting and grouping feature does it all. What’s more, with the new Smart Add option, you can include task properties (like due date, etc.) when adding new tasks.

One other thing to have in mind — Hey Alexa, Remember The Milk now integrates with you! Alexa can now remind you about your tasks, due dates, or even ask Alexa to give a task to a contact.

🔹 Who can use Remember The Milk?

You know when you go to the store to buy one thing but end up buying everything but that in the end? If your answer is “yes” — this is the app for you.

🔹 Use it on: Web, Mac, Windows, iOS, Linux, Android, Fire, BlackBerry.

🔹 Cost: If you want to upgrade to the pro version and get additional features — $39.99 a year; Otherwise, it’s free.

Timepage by Moleskine Studio

🔹 Great for: planning

Timepage is a smart calendar app made by a company that’s world-famous for its luxury notebooks, planners, and journals — Moleskine. It has a modern and elegant design, but it also allows rich customization of the interface. Sync your calendar to maps, weather forecasts, contacts, or even Uber — this way you don’t need to set up anything new. Try out the newest Heatmap option to know when your busiest days are.

🔹 Who can use Timepage?

Great for busy bees, entrepreneurs, business people, etc.

🔹 Use it on: iOS only.

🔹 Cost: $1.99 monthly, $11.99 yearly, or $29.99 for family sharing.

Google Calendar

🔹 Great for: simple and easy planning

If Timepage is too fancy for you, there’s always a good, old Google Calendar. Make the most of your days by keeping track of important events and meetings, as well as time blocking and setting reminders. Quickly and easily schedule events and receive notifications about upcoming events. Share your schedule within a team, receive, or send invitations.

🔹 Who can use Google Calendar?

Individuals, businesses, teams, students… basically anyone who wants to keep track of their calendar using a clear and easy-to-use interface.

🔹 Use it on: Web, iOS, Android.

🔹 Cost: Free for personal use and small teams, the business version is $5 monthly (per user) or $50 yearly (per user).

If This, Then That

🔹 Great for: task automation

IFTTT is the best way to combine all your devices, apps, and services together so as to function in completely new and powerful ways. It’s named after a programming conditional statement “If this, then that.”

IFTTT makes all your devices and apps compatible with each other. It’s widely used in smart home automation systems. For instance, using your voice to control devices and appliances in your house — “When you come home, turn on the heating.” Or use it for social networking — “If I add a new photo in Instagram, save it to Dropbox,” etc. These “connections” are called Applets.

This app is great for reminding you about minor tasks throughout the day.

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🔹 Who can use IFTTT?

True tech lovers.

🔹 Use it on: iOS, Android.

🔹 Cost: While IFTTT standard is free, IFTTT pro costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 yearly.

Evernote

🔹 Great for: saving all valuable items in one place

This is an amazing organizing and note-taking app. With this app, storing your to-read articles, books, recipes, and tickets has never been easier. I’m the kind of person who saves all receipts of purchased items in one folder. But, this is quite risky since receipts can fade eventually. With Evernote, you can even take pictures of your receipts and safely store them in a custom folder. Everything you save and store in Evernote immediately syncs between all your devices.

🔹 Who can use Evernote?

Basically anyone.

🔹 Use it on: Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows.

🔹 Cost: Free version is just fine for personal use but quite limited regarding space; Other deals start from $8.15 monthly.

Habitica

🔹 Great for: building better work habits; Amazing productivity tool for learning

Habitica is an app that makes building good habits a game. Create your custom avatar and then go on a quest of building new habits, crushing your daily goals, and breezing through your to-do lists. As you accomplish your tasks, you earn points that level up your character.

By checking off tasks on your to-do list, you earn rewards and unlock new game features. This keeps you motivated to “beat the game” thus you stay more productive during the day.

It motivates you to work out, have healthy habits, and keep track of your school or work.

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🔹 Who can use Habitica?

It’s an amazing productivity tool for students who like to play video games. This way, they can enjoy playing a game while building better learning habits.

🔹 Use it on: Web, iOS, Android.

🔹 Cost: Free to play, $4.99 monthly subscription for a fully unlocked version.

Pocket

🔹 Great for: storing everything you find on the Internet in one place

If you need a place to keep track of everything cool you find on the web, Pocket is an app for you. It lets you save articles, videos, and stories from any publication, page, or app and curate your own space filled with everything you can’t wait to learn. Put all your favorites in your “pocket” and access them even when you are offline.

🔹 Who can use Pocket?

Great for writers, researchers, editors, teachers, book lovers.

🔹 Use it on: Web, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS, Blackberry.

🔹 Cost: There is a free version, but a premium version is $5.44 per month or $49.61 per year.

Noisli

🔹 Great for: making a pleasant learning setting and focusing

Noisli is a background noise generator for making a pleasant environment to work and relax. It has high-quality ambient sounds to help you focus while working and boost your productivity. There is a myriad of sounds that you can choose from such as soothing nature sounds, animals, weather, etc.

Perfect for dorms or shared study places where you have difficulty concentrating. Create your custom soothing sounds and fuel your creativity!

🔹 Who can use Noisli?

An aiding productivity software perfect for university students who live in dorms or shared spaces.

🔹 Use it on: iOS, Android, Chrome.

🔹 Cost: The basic version is free, while the pro version is $10 monthly, and the business version is also available and it’s $24 yearly.

🔹 Great for: finding things easily and accelerating search skills

Do you have problems finding things on your computer? X1 Search helps you accelerate this process and finds desktop files, emails, SharePoint data, attachments, and more within a second. Save your time and boost your productivity with this search and productivity tool. Their motto is “Stop searching, and start finding!”

🔹 Who can use X1 Search?

Great for IT departments.

🔹 Use it on: Windows.

🔹 Cost: Free 14-day trial, but you need to contact for pricing.

Websites for better productivity

Websites

Apart from numerous practical apps, countless websites can give your productivity a great boost. We did some research and selected some websites that will help you be more efficient in a variety of ways and create a better work-life balance.

Grammarly

🔹 Great for: correcting writing errors and giving writing suggestions

If you write a lot, a tool like Grammarly is a must. It’s your online writing assistant that checks your punctuation, grammar, and spelling errors in real-time (for free).
If you upgrade to the premium version, it unlocks additional features: clarity-focused sentence rewrites, tone adjustments, inclusive language, word choice, formality level, fluency, and additional advanced suggestions that are really worth it.

🔹 Who can use Grammarly?

Great for writers, editors, students.

🔹 Use it on: Web, iOS, Android, Mac, Linux, Windows.

🔹 Cost: There is a free version, but they offer great deals such as $12 monthly.

Hemingway Editor

🔹 Great for: giving writing suggestions

Hemingway Editor is another writing tool that will help you make your writing bold and clear. It highlights lengthy, complex and hard-to-read sentences, common errors, as well as the passive voice. It also functions as a word counter and gives you an overall “grade’ of your writing. It’s a great productivity tool for students to help them write better and give useful feedback on their writing.

🔹 Who can use Hemingway Editor?

Writers, editors, students.

🔹 Cost: Free, but there is a full version that is $19.99 to purchase.

Udemy

🔹 Great for: learning new skills or enhancing knowledge

Whether you are a student or a working professional, there are skills that you should probably keep enhancing. Or maybe you have a topic you want to learn more about, but are not sure where to start?
On Udemy, you can find online courses on a wide variety of topics: from business and IT to design and photography. Learners around the world reported starting new careers and succeeding in their current jobs. Or, become an instructor at Udemy and teach millions of students around the globe!

🔹 Who can use Udemy?

Students or anybody else interested in enhancing their skills.

🔹 Cost: Courses start from $11.99.

Coursera

🔹 Great for: learning new skills or enhancing knowledge

Just like Udemy, Coursera is a good place to find online courses. On Coursera, you can find courses from world-class universities and companies, as well as get certificates and degrees.
It also provides free learning resources for universities and college students.

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🔹 Who can use Coursera?

Anyone who wants to enhance their knowledge or maybe change their career path.

🔹 Cost: Most of the courses are free, but you need to pay a fee for a certificate of completion.

Audible

🔹 Great for: listening to audiobooks

If you like reading, but lack time to sit down and read a physical book, Audible may be a good choice for you. It’s an audiobook and podcast service that allows you to purchase and stream audiobooks and other forms of spoken word content.
If you find activities like commuting, walking, exercising, or cleaning boring — listening to audiobooks is a great way to make that time more interesting and productive.

🔹 Who can use Audible?

Busy bees who don’t have time to sit and read or those who can benefit more from listening.

🔹 Cost: Deals start from $7.95 per month.

Trello

🔹 Great for: project management

Trello is a free web-based Kanban-style tool that will help you with managing tasks and projects. It’s great for teams. You can organize them into boards and assign tasks, see who’s working on what, what’s done, and what’s yet to be done. Don’t forget to track time on your or your team member cards.

🔹 Who can use Trello?

Great for teamwork.

🔹 Cost: There is a lot you can get in the free plan, and pricing starts at $5 per user, per month, when billed annually.

💡 Learn how to track time in Trello → How to best track time in Trello

Do nothing for 2 minutes

🔹 Great for: taking a short break from work

Productivity is not only working 24/7, it’s also taking a break and letting your mind rest. During particularly stressful days, go to this website and do nothing for 2 minutes except breathing and listening to the waves. There is a timer set for 2 minutes. Relax and do nothing during that time.

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🔹 Who can use Do nothing for 2 minutes?

Anybody who occasionally feels overwhelmed with work.

🔹 Cost: Free.

Sleepyti.me

🔹 Great for: calculating sleep time

As we mentioned above, rest is an important aspect of being productive, especially a good night’s rest. Use this site to calculate what’s the best time to go to sleep so as to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to get things done. Also, learn about the benefits of sleep and useful sleep facts on their website, too.

🔹 Who can use Sleepytime?

Anybody who occasionally has trouble sleeping.

🔹 Cost: Free.

Blogs about productivity

Blogs

If apps and websites didn’t “do the job” to help you increase your productivity, there are numerous blogs that are worth visiting as well. Don’t blame yourself for low productivity but start seeking help from others.

However, by “others” we mean professionals who are experienced in this field and legit blogs that can give you science-backed tips and practical advice.

The good news is that we did some careful research and selected the top blog picks out of millions of productivity blogs out there.

Clockify

🔹 Great for: practical time/project/team management tips and tricks, and much more

Okay, yes, we do recommend our blog.

But, why would you read our blog?

Our experienced and schooled writers work tirelessly to write about tracking and managing time, as well as managing teams and projects. You can find an abundance of practical advice — from tips on how to stay focused with all the distractions around you to creating a good work environment and promoting teamwork.

Not to mention that all of our articles are accompanied by really cool illustrations, free templates, to-do lists, and free calculators that you can use to calculate your hourly rates, payroll, your productivity and efficiency, and many more.

James Clear

🔹 Great for: productivity hacks, building better work habits

If you read the book Atomic Habits, the name James Clear may sound familiar to you.
This author and a former athlete writes about creativity, decision making, focus, habits, his life lessons, motivation, productivity, and self-improvement. Not only does he provide value, but he’s also a good storyteller, so his articles are pretty enjoyable to read.

Lifehacker

🔹 Great for: help getting hired, be more productive at work, and many useful “how-to” topics

This blog covers a wide range of topics including practical tips for staying productive at work. Their motto is “Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.” Apart from blog posts, they have a wide range of videos that can teach you useful “how-to” tricks and tips. It’s worth checking out since it will help you become a true “life hacker” yourself.

Cal Newport

🔹 Great for: eliminating distractions to boost productivity

Great for: burning topics, learning how to eliminate distractions, book reviews, and much more

Cal Newport is another familiar name — you may know him as the author of Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success In a Distracted World. On his Study Hacks Blog, he writes about topics such as working remotely, the neuroscience of busyness, the productivity funnel, and social media addiction. This is a legit blog that provides research-backed facts and advice on productivity, and more.

💡 Have you read our article about Cal Newport’s Deep Work, How to engage in deep work and achieve your goals?

99U

🔹 Great for: design lovers, personal growth, remote work

Adobe’s 99U is a resource and event series to help creatives build careers, supercharge their work, and make their ideas happen. Not only can you find interesting articles accompanied by beautiful visuals, but also interviews and guides on topics such as productivity, personal growth, staying motivated, remote work, and many more. All posts are accompanied by stunning illustrations that help visualize the content.

Benjamin Hardy

🔹 Great for: building confidence, career development

Benjamin is an organizational psychologist and the author of Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent. On his blog, he helps people with their careers and self-confidence, as well as finding their passion and purpose. You can find articles on creating your future, success, waking up early, and many other topics. His blogs are featured on Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, etc., so feel free to enjoy his content and rely on his useful advice to increase your productivity and success.

Influencive

🔹 Great for: young entrepreneurs and business people

Influencive is a digital publication for entrepreneurs, startups, and businesses. Learn more about business, marketing, and self-development, while reading interviews with entrepreneurs about their journey.

SUCCESS Magazine

🔹 Great for: success-driven people, productivity strategies that leaders and success experts use

SUCCESS magazine has been around longer than the Internet exists, since 1897. Since then, they’ve been offering advice on best business practices, inspiration from successful people in business and entertainment, and motivation to become the best version of yourself.

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Their mission is to bring you thought leaders and success experts and reveal their key ideas and strategies to help you excel in every area of your personal and professional life.

The Muse

If you need career advice, check out The Muse. They are a job-searching platform, but they also offer practical advice on finding a job, exploring different career paths, and succeeding in the job you already have.

Productivity YouTube channels

Youtube chans

Here are some useful and informative, yet entertaining Youtube channels that produce quality content about productivity and related topics.

Keep productive

🔹 Great for: different productivity tool reviews and impressions

Keep productive channel’s description is “your ultimate guide to productivity software.” Their goal is to help you with finding productivity tools that suit you best. You can find tutorials, news, and guides, as well as interviews with professionals on productivity and how they use their tools.

CrashCourse

🔹 Great for: studying and simplifying school curriculum

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Extremely popular among high schoolers since it offers very simple and visually aiding explanations and content. They cover a wide range of subjects such as geography, science, history, literature, and more. Speakers in the videos offer detailed explanations of different topics thus helping students understand them easily and more efficiently.

Study to success

🔹 Great for: student productivity app reviews and time management tips

Another useful channel for young students and even university students. Not only does this channel offer amazing learning tips, but also detailed reviews of practical learning apps and time management methods that help students increase their productivity. Moreover, she gives impressions and reviews of different stationery that help students be more organized.

Rowena Tsai

🔹 Great for: making the most of your days, changing bad habits that ruin productivity

Rowena’s content is focused on personal development and being productive by changing your mindset and developing positive habits. Her videos will teach you something in a way that feels like talking to a friend; they are also very aesthetically pleasing and calming.

Thomas Frank

🔹 Great for: productivity app reviews and impressions, effective studying and learning, defeating procrastination

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Thomas makes content about productivity that can help you whether you are in school, university, or work. He covers a variety of topics related to productivity, from effective studying and dealing with procrastination, to ways to improve your writing and how to resist people manipulating you.

Amy Landino

🔹 Great for: time management tips, making every day as productive as possible

Amy is a Youtuber that is known for her videos about time management, calendar blocking, and morning routines that involve waking up super early in the morning. On her channel, you can learn what morning pages are and why they are important, how to actually wake up early, and how to calendar-block, among many other things. If you are a true morning lark and tend to wake up at 5 A.M., then this channel is definitely for you!

Lavendaire

🔹 Great for: monthly planning, self-improvement

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Aileen, a girl behind the Lavendaire Youtube channel, makes videos on personal growth and productivity, intending to help her viewers create their dream life. Other than productivity content, she creates videos about journaling, self-love, psychology, as well as lifestyle content. At the end of each month, she does a monthly “reflection” and monthly planning to see how she did in the past and plan her next month so as to help her subscribers successfully do the same.

Matt D’Avella

🔹 Great for: productivity tips from the angle of a minimalist

Matt is a productivity YouTuber, filmmaker, and minimalist. He also does (and films) 30-day experiments, such as quitting social media, taking cold showers, or meditating for 1 hour for 30 days. What I like about his content is that not only are the videos themselves interesting to watch, but also aesthetically pleasing and practical due to the amazing productivity hacks that he often shares.

Gillian Perkins

🔹 Great for: starting your own business

Gillian’s channel covers the topics of starting your business, entrepreneurship, making money, and motivation. Her goal is to teach aspiring entrepreneurs how to start and grow profitable businesses that allow them to work from home.

Muchelleb

🔹 Great for: building better work habits, productivity routines

Michelle makes videos about creating an intentional life, simplifying, and getting things done. She’s particularly interested in talking about self-compassionate productivity and behavior change through experimentation. She makes a lot of content about habits, to-do lists, organizing your life, and self-care.

Nathaniel Drew

🔹 Great for: productivity tips and advice, travel

Nathaniel makes videos about living intentionally, language learning, self-exploring, and searching for mental clarity in a busy, overflowing with information 21st century. As he travels the world, he also makes vlogs and an occasional short film.

One Percent Better

🔹 Great for: productivity book reviews

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One Percent Better posts animated book summaries, mostly on topics about productivity, self-improvement, and psychology. If you’re interested in any of those (if you’re reading this, you probably are), this channel can be a great way to find new books to add to your “to read” list or, if you don’t have time to read the whole book, at least introduce yourself to new ideas and concepts.

Ali Abdaal

🔹 Great for: productivity hacks, success

If you’re a student looking for productivity tips, check out Ali Abdaal’s channel. He graduated in medicine from the University of Cambridge and he has a lot of videos on how to study for exams. Recently, he has been posting content about productivity, lifestyle, and tech.

Podcasts that will motivate you to be productive

Podcasts

If you didn’t find anything useful from our list so far, maybe you can consider listening to podcasts. We’ve prepared a list of podcasts that can come in handy when you struggle at work or just want to hear out some hacks on how to improve your productivity a bit more. So, if you like listening to podcasts, here are some you have to give a listen to.

Impact Theory

🔹 Great for: building an empowering mindset, secrets to success

Impact theory is an interview-style podcast that lets us go inside the mindsets of the world’s highest achievers, hosted by Tom Bilyeu. Other than things you can implement, it gives you a lot of food for thought, motivation, and inspiration.
Every episode ends with a question “What impact do you want to have on the world?”

Getting Things Done

🔹 Great for: personal growth, GTD productivity methodology

Getting Things Done is a podcast by David Allan, the author of the same-titled book. If you like the book, you’ll like the podcast too. It offers advice on organization, productivity, creativity, and time management.

The podcasts include personal and professional stories, as well as practical tips about GTD systems.

💡 If you’re interested in GTD, check out How I learned to get things done.

Accidental Creative

🔹 Great for: bringing new ideas to life, interviews from top leaders, and practical ways to lead a team more effectively

If you see yourself as more creative than organized, you may enjoy this podcast. Its mission is to help creative people do brilliant work, have better ideas, collaborate seamlessly, and thrive under pressure.

The Tim Ferriss Show

🔹 Great for: time management tricks, productive habits, and advice from successful people

In each episode, he deconstructs world-class performers from many different areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) such as Hugh Jackman, Maria Sharapova, LeBron James, and 500+ more to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use. This includes books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more.

He also shares his own life experiments (Newsweek even called him “the world’s best human guinea pig.”)

Harvard Business IdeaCast

🔹 Great for: burning topics, career development, improving work performance and productivity

Harvard Business Review’s podcast is a weekly podcast that features leading thinkers in business and management.

Back to Work

🔹 Great for: productivity hacks and tools, after-work discussions

Hosts Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin host an award-winning podcast about productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, among many other topics. You can also enjoy their humor and a deeper look into the topics they talk about.

Beyond the To-Do List

🔹 Great for: practical productivity strategies from experts

Erik Fisher talks with productivity experts about their practical productivity strategies in their personal and professional lives. They explore all aspects of productivity and the true end goal of it — living a meaningful life. Not only can you hear about their successes but also lessons they learned from failure.

How I Built This

🔹 Great for: experiences from inspiring entrepreneurs and what’s behind their success

The host, Guy Raz, dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best-known companies. It tells stories about the journeys of innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists and the movements they created.

Before Breakfast

🔹 Great for: productivity advice on successful morning routines

Before Breakfast is Laura Vanderkam’s podcast. Every day, there’s a new bite-sized episode in which Laura shares a time management strategy or answers a listener’s question. Her mission is to give listeners practical tools to feel less busy and get more done throughout the day.

Wrap up

We honestly hope you found a worthy productivity resource for yourself. All the apps, websites, YT channels, blogs, and podcasts are trustworthy, regularly updated, and safe to use. We made sure there is something for everyone, from working people, homemakers, organizations, freelancers to students who occasionally struggle with their curriculum and need aid to improve their productivity and boost morale.

Enjoy exploring these productivity resources as much as we enjoyed researching (and trying out) them!

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Author: JelenaMraovic

Jelena Mraovic holds a master's degree in English language and wants to learn multiple languages. Moreover, she is tirelessly writing and doing researches on effective and proven time management techniques. She takes her writing seriously so as to help people make efficient use of their time. She believes true productivity depends on acquiring new time management skills.


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