How to be productive in the evenings

How to stay super productive in the evenings 

The tendency to put things off to “later this evening” is the most common day-to-day manifestation of self-sabotage and procrastination. We see it all the time here at Commit Action.  The psychology that explains it isn’t even particularly deep: When you tell yourself you’ll get to that… Read More

How developmental psychology will earn you customers

How developmental psychology can make your business attract customers

In my article last week we talked about magnetically attracting hordes of customers to your business with the powers of evolutionary psychology.  When you put marketing together with psychology, customer-acquisition magic happens.  This doesn’t work with the pop-psychology or the latest bestselling self-help book. It works with… Read More

How to use a smartphone productively

How to use a smartphone productively 

You’re not getting more distracted or more stressed out. You’re not less focused.  We all are.  Smartphones and the social media we access through them have created an attention economy that is wrecking havoc on our brains.  You and your attention are the product that billion dollar… Read More

How to make yourself ultra effective even when you feel lazy

Sometimes you’re hungry for a detailed guide to hack your mind into the ultimate state of entrepreneurial focus and effectiveness.  But sometimes, you just don’t feel like it.  This is a guide for those times.  Maybe you’ve been crushing goals for so long that you deserve some… Read More

How to make yourself stick to a routine

Entrepreneurs are obsessed with freedom but the really savvy ones figure out that routine is what actually sets them free.  The structure and ritual of highly optimized routine is the foundation that entrepreneurial freedom is built on. To achieve true freedom, an entrepreneur must first put themselves into… Read More

How to fix your fried attention span 

(This article is a sister/companion piece to my Medium.com post: We all live in the Pay-Per-Click Economy and your focus has been sold) Eleven times in twenty minutes. That’s how often the guy next to me visited facebook.com, interrupting his flow with the document he was attempting to write… Read More

How to become the highest leverage version of yourself possible

For the first time at Commit Action, we can clearly articulate our total philosophy. This simple description of what we stand for – what we’re here to help you accomplish – is the crux of everything we’ve learned. I’d like to introduce you to the Commit Action manifesto. It’s… Read More

How to know for sure when to quit (or stick with) your business idea

Ever ask yourself when you should walk away from a business idea that isn’t working out? Ever worried if you’re making the right decision? Even just thinking about quitting can feel like an entrepreneurial “thought crime”. “Never give up!”  “Don’t listen to the haters”  “Be patient”  …… Read More