Just wasted a day? Don't worry, it happens to everybody. We are humans after all. What makes all the difference is how you deal with it. What can you do if you had a bad day?
If time is not manageable, how can we become more productive? There are basically two ways: Managing our attention and designing our days.
A working personal productivity system only needs five tools. Set them up and learn the routines and habits that prime you up for success.
Is your calendar a mess? Is it a mix of events, appointments, notes to self, to dos, reminders, deadlines…
It's a paradox: If you want to get more done, you schould schedule less. Schedule less meetings and tasks and you will get your workload done.
The agile manifesto was a revolution to software development and stll guides the best practices today. Learn how to apply it to your personal productivity system and in broader domains.
This is how I make sure to never forget a task. With this bullet proof follow-up system I reliably postpone stuff and focus on what is important now.
When building a habit, consistency makes all the difference. Especially in difficult situations, some basic principles and behaviors can help you to keep on track and not break the chain of building good habits. These are the tactics to apply if you want to achieve long and productive streaks.
Using iterations can improve your personal productivity. Iterative work improves your efficacy and efficiency. Follow these principles to get started.
Studies have shown that humans systematically overstimate what can be done in a year and underestimate what can be done in ten. hink big for your future. But be realistic for your present. It's a delicate balance.