Productivity Archive

Get to Inbox Zero with Boomerang

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Just a quick post from me today, but I wanted to tell you about a really great tool I’ve found to keep your GMail account under control. Its called Boomerang. [&hellip

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The Myth About Batch Processing

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. There are plenty of articles out there on how batch processing can increase your productivity 10 fold.  Darren Rowse over at ProBlogger has covered it, Michael Hyatt has covered it. [&hellip

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Rebooting My Personal Productivity System

I’ve done a lot of thinking lately about what works for keeping me productive in the workplace.  All seems to be working quite well.  I started capturing all my notes and actions in one place, At the end of each day I process that days notes and the first thing in the morning I decide [&hellip

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The Perfect To Do List Item

I’ve been struggling recently with my to do list.  I’ve tried GTD, and recently I discovered Leo Babauta’s essays on a modified approach to GTD. I much prefer this more laid back, simplistic approach to task list management. However, I’ve been struggling to knock items off my to do list. by Emily Raw One of [&hellip

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Handling My Actions At Work

I’ve been building up my productivity system for a couple of weeks now. Following a read of Leo Babauta’s Zen to Done, I decided that this could form a good foundation for my to-do system. Check out this post for details of what I planned to do. If you couldn’t be bothered going back to [&hellip

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How to Build a Habit That You’ll Stick To

I’ve been discussing habits a lot recently. It’s become incredibly apparent to me that it is habits that have been the reason that my previous attempts at improving my personal productivity have floundered. I need to build some good habits, but what are the best ways to do that? I’ve dug into a lot of [&hellip

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First Stage of my Productivity Habit

Following on from last week’s post, I’ve done a lot of reading. I’ve been reading Leo Babauta’s book, Zen To Done.  I’ve been skimming back over David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done. The conclusion I came to last week is that in order for my organisation system to stick, I need to build solid habits. [&hellip

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My Experience with GTD

Now that I’ve set out my requirements for how I need to manage my information, I now need to settle on a system that meets these requirements.  In the past, I have always been drawn towards David Allen’s GTD methodology. I presented a brief introduction to it a few months ago. If you want to read more [&hellip

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My Productivity Journey :: Requirements

I’ve been allowing myself to get disorganised again.  I’ve tried a few different ways of organising my life over the years.  Some have worked, but I’ve let myself fall of the wagon.  Some I’ve just resisted right from the offset.  At the end of the day, we are all different, so whilst, for example, GTD [&hellip

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What to do When You Make Mistakes

At some point in our life, we all make mistakes. The difference between those that succeed at life and those that don’t, depends on how we handle our mistakes though. When you are learning is when you are most likely to make mistakes. The fact that we are constantly learning is a topic for another [&hellip

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