In Column, Deccan Chronicle

My tech column that appeared in today’s Deccan Chronicle focuses on five websites that has excellent advice on improving your life. After scouring through dozens of websites, I carefully handpicked my top 5. Here is the full text.


If you ever wanted to improve your work efficiency, get better at life and be happier, then you will truly appreciate this article. I have carefully hand-picked the top 5 websites that offer advice, resource and tips that will help you get things done more efficiently and effectively.
‘Tips and downloads for getting things done’ is the motto for this website. The site contains lots of interesting information about improving life productivity. My favorite is the ‘How I Work’ series where successful people share their tips. No wonder that TIME magazine rated this site among the ‘25 Websites We Can’t Live Without’ list., the Indian version launched recently.
This is a blog that talks about streamlining your space and your possessions so that you can be more efficient at work and enjoy a more relaxing and serene environment at home. Getting uncluttered and organized can be the first step to more efficiently tackling your projects and realizing a better-looking space.
Passionate writers and admirers of the human spirit, Marc and Angel enjoy sharing inspirational advice and practical tips for life. The site contains over 600 articles on happiness, productivity, emotional intelligence, relationships, and general self-improvement, and has attracted over 95 million page views.
This site is about finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing and find happiness. The archives of this site hold a treasure trove of very useful information. The site is ranked among the Top 50 websites in the world.
This site focuses less on ideas and more on execution of those ideas. The site is inspired from Thomas Edison’s famous quote, “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration” and shares pragmatic, action-oriented insights from leading researchers and visionaries.

– The writer is a digital entrepreneur, author, speaker and a farmer.