ACCESSIBLE & USEFUL RESOURCES
Technology. Apps. Incredible organizations. Speeches. Tidbits & thoughts. Inspiring creators.
This is a collection of my favorites that have elevated my productivity, mindset, or impact in some way.
Project Purpose is providing the tools to unlock your potential. Here are a few of my favorites from other like-minded individuals. Because, when we can grow and share, that's when we will prosper.
TECH & APPS
Not all tech is bad. In fact, these apps can be the thing you need to balance your relationship with technology as they help you use it as a tool, not a distraction.
Libby links with your library card to give you access to easy online book reservations, e-books, and..... AUDIOBOOKS!!!
Sleep is important, and Mintai provides you with sleep tracking (snoring & sleep-talk recording) and enlightening meditations.
If you're having trouble with screen time, this is what has been seriously helping me. Opal is my productivity bestie who has my best at heart by blocking distractions during work hours.
Rise tracks your sleep and adjusts your energy highs and lows... and adds them to your daily calendar!
I use GoodNotes to journal and use the Betta Bullets collections! It's iPad, Mac, and iPhone friendly and syncs your notes across your devices.
STRUCTURED VIRTUAL PLANNER
Structured is a virtual way to plan your day in a way that adapts to your life.
No, not just Google.com.
I use these websites on the DAILY. Enjoy this selection!
If you don't use Canva... you MUST! Canva basically makes everyone a graphic designer. Students & Nonprofits get free memberships!
Wix is a great resource to get your website/concept off the ground with no code.
Need a study buddy? The Virtual Cottage is a customizable online focus space is here to support you in your work.
I LOVE Notion and use it for my to-do lists, organizing big projects, working with a team... It's your all-in-one tech organization home.
EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
From simplifying the daily news to breaking down big concepts, these resources will expand what you know about the world around you.
One of my favorite news subscriptions. For free, receive the news in an actually-readable way straight to your inbox.
You've heard of it. Did you know you can take Stanford courses? Get certificates? Learn useful knowledge you actually are interested in? Basically for free?
Did you know that Harvard offers 150+ FREE online courses? Yup.
So, if your favorite influencer is bragging about their 'Harvard Certification Course', this is the secret behind it. And you can get in on it, too.
Everyone loves a free online course. Edx offers thousands of incredible courses that you can use to specialize and elevate your knowledge.
SPEECHES INSPIRE. THESE ARE THE favorites.
as listed by james clear
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story”
Jeff Bezos, “What Matters More Than Your Talents”
John C. Bogle, “Enough”
Brené Brown, “The Anatomy of Trust“
John Cleese, “Creativity in Management”
William Deresiewicz, “Solitude and Leadership”
Richard Feynman, “Seeking New Laws”
Neil Gaiman, “Make Good Art”
John W. Gardner, “Personal Renewal”
Elizabeth Gilbert, “Your Elusive Creative Genius”
Albert E. N. Gray, “The Common Denominator of Success”
Bill Gurley, “Runnin Down a Dream”
Richard Hamming, “Learning to Learn”
Richard Hamming, “You and Your Research”
Steve Jobs, “2005 Stanford Commencement Address”
Peter Kaufman, “The Multidisciplinary Approach to Thinking”
Admiral William H. McRaven, “Make Your Bed”
Arno Rafael Minkkinen, “Finding Your Own Vision”
Charlie Munger, “2007 USC Law School Commencement Address”
Charlie Munger, “A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom”
Charlie Munger, “How to Guarantee a Life of Misery”
Charlie Munger, “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment”
Nathan Myhrvold, “Roadkill on the Information Highway“
Randy Pausch, “Achieving Your Childhood Dreams”
Randy Pausch, “Time Management”
Anna Quindlen, “1999 Mount Holyoke Commencement Speech”
John Roberts, “I Wish You Bad Luck”
Sir Ken Robinson, “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”
J.K. Rowling, “The Fringe Benefits of Failure”
George Saunders, “Failures of Kindness”
Claude Shannon, “Creative Thinking”
BF Skinner, “How to Discover What You Have to Say”
Jim Valvano, “Don’t Give Up”
Bret Victor, “Inventing on Principle”
David Foster Wallace, “This is Water”
Art Williams, “Just Do It”
Evan Williams, “A Journey on the Information Highway”
Social media can be a draining place. Here are some creators I am inspired by in my own social creation and in taking action toward my big goals!
Hamza is a British Youtuber with a community aspiring to Stoicism and developing hardy traits. Male target audience. Focus on becoming your best self. Shares his story.
Most of us don't have time to read all the best self-improvement books out there, but Fight Mediocrity creates animated summaries so you can get the gist in minutes.
THE UNLAZY WAY
Entertaining and informative videos that share positivity and inspiring stories.
Matt D'Avella is a minimalist filmmaker. His YouTube channel is full of videos to help grasp control and improve your life. As you'd expect from a filmmaker, each video is beautifully shot and edited.
Fun vlog-style videos where she shares her story with an emphasis on her journey to loving her body in a world focused on beauty ideals.
Inspiring principles shared through stories. Joey is a film-maker who gives his hot-takes on productivity and pursuing potential in entertaining videos with meaningful messages.
ANSWER IN PROGRESS
Whether you need a pick-me-up or an example of highly-engaging, thought-provoking topics, AIP has got you covered! Honestly, one of the few channel who I will give 100% of my attention to when watching.
Ali is a former doctor turned entrepreneur. Across his videos, podcast and writing, you'll explore evidence-based strategies and tools that can help us live our best lives.
Podcasts, like audiobooks, are AMAZING ways to absorb knowledge and hear different perspectives. I love to listen while I'm baking, drawing, and doing non brain-intense tasks.
THE LIFE COACH SCHOOL
Created by Brooke Castillo, this podcast has incredibily informative episodes that just may give you a life-changing realization.
TONY ROBBINS PODCAST
In this podcast, Tony shares proven strategies and tactics so you, too, can achieve massive results in your business, relationships, health and finances.
THE CARDONE SHOW
Super real and diverse topics hosted by the man himself, Grant Cardone!
ON PURPOSE WITH JAY SHETTY
Incredible conversations with big thinkers and celebrities, Jay Shetty has the mission of making "wisdom go viral"
SCHOOL OF GREATNESS
Shares inspiring interviews from the most successful people on the planet—world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, sports, science, health, and literature—to inspire you to unlock your inner greatness and live your best life.
Valuetainment is referred to as the best channel for entrepreneurs with weekly How To's, Motivation and interviews with unique individuals.
MEL ROBBINS PODCAST
Mel gets more personal than ever, welcoming you into her life and taking you behind the scenes in real time. Every episode is packed with deeply relatable topics, tactical advice, hilarious screwups, compelling conversations, and the tools and inspiration you need to create a better life.
THE ED MYLETT SHOW
The Ed Mylett Show showcases the greatest peak-performers across all industries in one place, sharing their journey, knowledge and thought leadership.
LIVING FROM THE INSIDE OUT PODCAST
I couldn't make a list of my favorite podcasts without sneaking my own in here! The LIO podcast is your source for short, informational episodes with the lessons I'm learning, advice I'm given, and strategies that are keys along our pathways to successs.