Mike Vardy of Victoria is a motivational speaker and a self-published author of e-books, including The Front Nine: How To Start The Year You Want Anytime You Want (Diversion Books 2013) which uses principles from the game of golf as an analogy for productivity--a mental and visual guide for getting things done. In May of 2013 he also re-released The Productivityist Workbook.

According to his website: "My work has appeared in the pages of SUCCESS Magazine, and online at The Huffington Post, Lifehacker, David Allen's GTD Times blog, and many more. I've served as Managing Editor of the popular productivity blog Lifehack, and as an editor at The Next Web and WorkAwesome."

[BCBW 2013]