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Essentialism. Journaling. Review. Workflow. The “Eisenhower Box” Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.
Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United States, the launch of the internet (DARPA), the exploration of space (NASA), and the peaceful use of alternative energy sources (Atomic Energy Act).
Before becoming president, Eisenhower was a five-star general in the United States Army, served as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II, and was responsible for planning and executing invasions of North Africa, France, and Germany. At other points along the way, he served as President of Columbia University, became the first Supreme Commander of NATO, and somehow found time to pursue hobbies like golfing and oil painting. The Eisenhower Box: How to be More Productive. Productivity 101: How to Use Personal Kanban to Visualize Your Work. How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible. The following is a detailed write-up of a popular productivity talk delivered by Scott Hanselman.
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