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Sep072011

Hey - I'm published! Check out "Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level"

A gigantic congratulations to Ron and Marty Hale-Evans on their great new book, Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level. From the Wiley press release:

Ever wish you could tinker with your brain the way you can with your computer, to make it run faster, stay better organized, and get more done? Upgrading your brain's "software" can dramatically escalate your personal productivity, improving such skills as efficient learning, personal organization, time management, mental control, creativity, and decision-making.

For those looking to improve their mental skills, authors Ron and Marty Hale-Evans deliver a witty, compelling, and action-oriented cache of personal productivity tips and techniques in Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level (Wiley; 978-1-1180-0752-5; September 2011). Readers can tune their brains to peak performance by using this array of clever, practical techniques founded in current research.

I'm fond of this book for three reasons. First, I loved Ron's book Mind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools for Overclocking Your Brain, which, if I adopted a tenth of the techniques would make me a genius. Second, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ron in my post A conversation with Ron Hale Evans, author of "Mind Performance Hacks", which I enjoyed very much. But most exciting is that Ron asked me to contribute not one but two (!) hacks to this new book:

  • Hack 21: Get Control of Yourself. Lost control of your life? Get back in the driver’s seat with Jetpack, the pocket-sized system for managing your work and freeing up your brain for better things.
  • Hack 54: Think, Try, Learn. Live life as a series of scientific experiments.

Working with Ron and Marty was a pleasure, and it was quite an experience having professionals help me create writing that was tight and industrial strength. I'm tickled pink to be included.

Their product page is here, and the Amazon link is here if you want to buy a copy. And as a special treat to you, dear reader, you can download the PDF of Hack 54.

Happy experimenting!

 

 

Reader Comments (17)

Congratulations Matthew! Now I'm trying to figure out which "Jetpack" tool you're talking about.
September 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJim Stone
Thanks very much, Jim. Jetpack is the name I gave to the simplified GTD-like productivity I came up with. It's a variation that gets down to the basics. In the book I describe the system and give helpful examples. Here's a much earlier version, FYI: The World's Simplest Productivity Method, with Bonus Mini-Processing Examples: http://www.matthewcornell.org/blog/2009/3/6/the-worlds-simplest-productivity-method-with-bonus-mini-proc.html . Thanks for stopping by. I hope to start blogging again once my new job settles in.
September 9, 2011 | Registered CommenterMatthew Cornell
Congratulations Matthew! Now I'm trying to figure out which "Jetpack" tool you're talking about.
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Kaj ti nj čokolado kupim? Sam si pomagaj.:D
April 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDejan
Thank you Matthew for letting us know about this publication. Really mind blowing!
April 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterrash
I cannot wait to read this publication.Tuning the brains to peak performance? Who doesn't like it? This is great!
Congratulations! I will definitely have to give this a read. Everyone needs to be in control of themselves!
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterwww.stagingworks.ca
Wow, just came across your blog via zenhabits.net and I already know I'm going to read the entire thing and buy your book. Very cool stuff!
June 11, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTom
Great mind tricks! It indeed is fun reading this post, informative and helpful.
June 22, 2012 | Unregistered Commentergreen coffee beans
Enjoyable post. Mind is really very powerful, using it right and properly can really make one limitless and enjoy more possibilities in life.
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterspiritual movies
Mind hacker,wow, this is interesting post. really..
June 28, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterborage seed boi
Tips and tricks about mind hacking is really appreciated. It is real fun reading it.
July 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHigh Def Tech
Way to go Matthew! Keep it up - it's no surprise they tapped you for these tips - you have great skills, and I enjoy reading your ideas.
August 22, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDwayne Melancon
Thanks, Dwayne! Nice to hear from you.
August 22, 2012 | Registered CommenterMatthew Cornell
Thanks for sharing it
October 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPawel Milner
Thanks for share
October 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarry
Thanks so much!
October 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJohn

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