A tickler file is a productivity tool to simplify your follow-up system. It supports your calendering and scheduling system for more efficiency. Learn how to set up a tickler file to become more productive.
Almost everybody has a to do list. Do you? If you do not have it on paper or in a productivity app, you probably have one in your head.
To do lists can be a great tool. If you are still have trouble with your productivity a, you might benefit from another tool: the not-to-do-list.
Here are the concrete steps how I use my tickler file on a working day. This process is very powerful for several reasons. It is a simple structure that provides reliability. It ensures nothing is forgotten. It reduces multi-tasking and stress levels.
E-Mail is not dead. They come in and keep distracting us. When to check email to stay your own boss? It’s less frequent than you think…
You know the Pareto Principle or the 80-20-rule, right? It is one of the most powerful mental models to get forward in life faster. Here’s a step by step guide how to apply the pareto principle, do an 80-20 analysis, eliminate the bottom 80 and how to use the free time.
Even though there is no “one best way” to time management, there are principles you can follow and adapt to your personal situation.
Are you feeling good right now? Great! But is it really?
You might just have cuddled up in your comfort zone. You might have stopped to grow!
Push yourself out of your comfort zone. Do things that are on the edge of your capabilities. You will enlarge your zone of comfort and increase the range of opportunities that are open to you.
Parkinson’s Law: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. The good thing: You can makte it work to your advantage. Understanding Parkinson’s Law can push your productivity to new heights. If you know how to leverage it to your advantage.
Have you ever built an MVP? MVP stands for minimum viable product. Today, it’s common practice to work with MVPs in software engineering. Today, I want to focus on how to apply the principles of an MVP beyond programming. I think it can be especially valuable on a personal level.
What makes the difference? Why do some people achieve their new year’s resolutions while you can not keep it? Maybe, they don’t either, but that’s another story.
To get forward on your resolution let’s start with the simple things.
The tickler file method can help you to achieve your new years resolutions and become more productive in 2021.