This past January, more than 20,000 people got the book that’s changing lives, and changing the workplace: Getting Results the Agile Way: A Personal Results System for Work and life You’re going to want to read this if you want to level up in work and life, or share it with a friend you know [...]
Everyone has unproductive days every now and then – not even the most Efficient Asian™ is switched on 100% of the time. These are the days where nothin
Jim Benson, the co-author of Personal Kanban: Mapping Work | Navigating Life, encouraged me a while back to write something about my experience of combining Personal Kanban & Getting Things Done. I thought this was an excellent idea, as it was extremely timely for me to pose and reflect on my own experience, 8 years [...]
It surprises me that most people don’t really know how to use a calendar effectively. When you think about it, no one really teaches you how to use them p
Keyboard shortcuts let you access frequently used features with a keystroke, increasing productivity. Here are 20 useful text editing keyboard shortcuts.
If you aspire to get a little more organised in 2013 you are short of excuses since that does not necessarily involve buying, installing, learning and setting up a productivity black belt applicati…
Unsolved Mysteries: Why Your E-Document Names Should Give You a Clue When you look at your e-document library, are some of your document names mysterious? Do
Videos walk through how to setup OmniFocus
Dave has fallen in love with the Arc Notebook and he explains why.
Everyone has her own particular productivity rituals. That’s why I’m somewhat averse to preaching mine, as if it is the One True Path. Different people are going to have different things that work for them. If it involves an elaborate tech system, I won’t do it. I probably also won’t do it if it involves [...]
If you’ve heard me a say it once, you’ve heard me say it a millon times: when starting up time is your most precious commodity. It is absolutely essential to put time toward the most important tasks.
Finding an effectiv daily and weekly work rythm is essential to obtain productivity and replace a stressful reactive career with a proactive career
Ever since I was in Jr. High, I’ve used a planner. Most of my life it was some sort of Franklin Covey, Day Runner kind of system that I used, but in 2006 I was inspired to build my own system, loosely…
It happens to all of us at some point – our productivity system breaks down. In this post, I’ll talk about the “Three R’s” to help you get back on track.
My GTD system uses Evernote’s Notebooks, Saved Searches, and Tags.
Do you manage to get everything done on your to-do list every day? Are there days when it feels like a never-ending race? There is always more to do, especially trying to keep up with technology an…
Please enter a description….I’m reading a fantastic book by Chet Holmes, The Ultimate Sales Machine Are you struggling to find enough time to do what you want? Are you not as productive as you want to be? Most people spend their day being reactive, not proactive. They are reacting to their businesses, to constant distractions. [...]
www.JimScano.com – How to use Evernote and the GTD (Getting Things Done) Methodology as outline in David Allen’s book, ‘Getting Things Done’. This simple Eve… See on www.youtube.com
I was looking at my task management software and I wasn’t too happy: It had started to fill up with too many smaller projects. Even if I was working hard every day, I still felt a sense of not accomplishing anything. I just didn’t have a clue when I was able get started with all those [...]
Imagine you were a Jedi master called Bob (your parents, whilst skilled in the ways of the force weren’t the best at choosing names). The love of your life—Princess Lucia—is trapped in a burning building as you hurry to save her. See on lifehacker.com
You’ve got more than enough on your plate. And it’s not a question of working faster or harder. What you’ve noticed is the faster you clear things out, the quicker more things arrive to fill that space. See on www.boxofcrayons.biz
Are you able to outpace your problems and challenges or do they bog you down? If you’ve had a recurring challenge, or a small problem that somehow got bigger over time, you need to know how to use SWAT mode to nail your challenges and move on. See on sourcesofinsight.com
What if you could change any habit or add a new one, what would you change? I do a lot of mentoring on change, and one of the most common questions I get is, “How can I change a habit?” Whether you are trying to change a habit or add a new habit, it can be [...]
J.D. Meier’s Blog. Software Engineering, Project Management, and Effectiveness. Patterns and Practices at Microsoft. See on blogs.msdn.com
Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts and internet personalities. See on lifehacker.com