17 Small Productivity Habits. The Mini-Habit The idea behind mini habits is that you can get to a larger habit if you start small, create simple goals, and aim for consistency.
In his book Mini Habits: Small Habits, Bigger Results, Stephen Guise gives the example of “The One Pushup Challenge.” He was doing what a lot of us do. Feeling guilty about not working out, he tried to fit years worth of exercise into the first workout which created an all or nothing attitude (not to mention a focus on goals and not process.) Well, one day he decided to do the opposite. In Habit Stacking: 97 Small Life Changes That Take Five Minutes or Less, author S. The core idea behind the mini-habits concept is that you can build a major habit by thinking small enough to get started. Is productivity software making us less productive? I'm Ezra Klein, and I'm addicted to productivity software.
Evernote, Google Drive, Momentum (particularly the Chrome extension aimed at to-do lists, but I also use the habit-tracking iOS app), Fantastical, Slack, Dropbox ... I use it all. But I'm particularly addicted to Trello, which is a visual task board where I organize everything from pieces I want to write to movies I want to see to meetings I need to attend. And I'm not alone. The company recently announced it's hit 10 million users, and it launched a new, more powerful product for enterprise users.
Michael Pryor is Trello's CEO, and so he has an unusually clear vantage point into the habits of, well, productivity app addicts like me. Pryor, happily, was willing to entertain the question. Hoe gebruik ik Evernote? Bij vrijwel elk workshop of cursus komt het ter sprake, hoe gebruik ik Evernote eigenlijk?
Personal Kanban: Je to-do-lijst perfectioneren. Ik ben sinds kort begonnen met een persoonlijke kanban.
Een methode om mijn dag productiever in te delen met behulp van agile/leanmethodiek. Do Fewer Things, More Often. By Patswerk As a leader, it’s easy to devote most of your mental energy to tackling the “big” things: bringing in new clients, money flow, the level of work quality.
But as Ben Horowitz, cofounder and partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has discovered in his years advising and investing in startups, focusing on the big things is often actually to your detriment. Without intricate knowledge of what’s going on at the ground level, you can’t effect change. For example, let’s say you and your team have been finding yourselves struggling to ship projects on schedule. Rather than simply laying out new, stricter expectations for meeting deadlines (which will not only not inspire or motivate your team, but will also not give them clear direction or address any of the issues they might be facing that caused the problem to begin with) start small.
Identify some of the factors that might be causing delays at different milestones along the project path. 11 Differences Between Busy People vs Productive People. 1.
Busy people want to look like they have a mission. Productive people have a mission for their lives. Busy people hide their doubt about the destination of their lives by acting confident in their little steps. Productive people allow others to see the doubt in their little steps because they are clear on the destination. 2. Wiki: Urgent is niet belangrijk. Door Katja op 24 jun, 2015 in Wiki ‘What is urgent is seldom important’, zei Eisenhower.
The Ultimate Productivity Boost: Figure Out Better Things to Work On. The Dalai Lama’s Daily Routine and Information Diet. By Maria Popova “To understand the Dalai Lama … perhaps it’s most useful to see him as a doctor of the soul.”
I think a great deal about the difference between routine and ritual as a special case of our more general and generally trying quest for balance — ripped asunder by the contrary longings for control and whimsy, we routinize daily life in order to make its inherent chaos more manageable, then ritualize it in order to imbue its mundanity with magic, which by definition violates the predictable laws of the universe. I suspect that our voracious appetite for the daily routines of cultural icons is fueled by a deep yearning to glean some insight on and practical help with this impossible balancing act, from people who seem to have mastered it well enough to lead happy, productive, creatively fruitful, and altogether remarkable lives.
Perhaps the most unexpected yet brilliant master of this elusive modern equilibrium is the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama by Manuel Bauer. 12 Tips For Thriving In A To-Do List-Dominated World. By Andy Core, author of “Change Your Day, Not Your Life: A Realistic Guide to Sustained Motivation, More Productivity and the Art Of Working Well“
How To Create An Effective To-Do List That Works. Have you been creating a To-Do list for yourself and still failing to complete all the task?
Is it the lack of motivation or are you also making a wrong To-do list? Let’s find out how you can create one such list that will make you achieve your work within deadline. We as humans have always been a bunch of unproductive inadequacies. Now that’s a strident comment, but that’s the way we all have been hardwired as. The earliest form of listing tasks and goals could be dated back to the prehistoric days where the carvings of food, fire and protection against animals was a part of their everyday tasks and it reminded them of their duties. Coming a little into the early 19th century, Charles Schwab, a steel tycoon and a business magnate was the earliest implementer of to-do lists in workplace. Every employee had to write down six tasks each day, and then rank them in the order of their priority, with the highest priority task topping the list.
“The list is the origin of culture. 17 Productive Ways To Spend 5 Minutes Instead Of Checking Your Email (Again) The ubiquity of smart phones means we never lack for a way to spend time. Stuck waiting for the elevator for 30 seconds? Next thing you know you’ve got your phone out of your pocket, and you’re deleting newsletters you can’t remember subscribing to. Cleaning out the inbox feels productive, but in the grand scheme of things it’s not all that fun. Nor is it accomplishing much. 13 tips om je Todo-lijst te temmen. Sommigen zweren bij todo-lijsten, anderen verachten ze juist.
Een feit blijft dat het overzicht geeft, en dat iedereen het op zijn eigen manier doet. How To Be The Most Organised Person In The World. Look around you. Do you have scattered sheets of paper waiting to be filed? Is your workstation cluttered with stuff you no longer use? Are your drawers riddled with relics from the past? 33 Productivity Tips In 140 Characters or Less. On a subject as diverse as productivity, you’ll hear lots of varied suggestions from different “experts”. Some advocate body hacks, others recommend the use of apps, and there are tips for extremely busy people.
But if you’re not careful, you’ll actually destroy your productivity rather than improve it. I’ve found that the best way to improve my productivity is to keep things simple. With that, I’d like to share this awesome list of 33 productivity tips from Ethos3. And to keep things simple, they’re all within 14 characters. Enjoy. 7 Single-Page Productivity Planners To Organize Your To-Do List. There is no one-size-fits-all productivity solution. Different people have different ways to get things done. As much as you love technology, it might not be how you plan your day.
But it can still help in giving you the right non-tech tools to manage your day. What’s The Benefit Of Paper To-Do Lists And Planners? There are plenty of fantastic to-do list apps. The act of writing down and checking off a task can serve to “emblazon” it in your mind and offer positive reinforcement that is both visual and tactile. The simple act of manually ticking the box, or drawing a line across a task, is therapeutic — thrilling, even.
Journaling at the End of the Day Could Increase Your Productivity. Productivity vs. Getting Things Done. This post originally appeared on the Exist blog. I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, to some degree, but I’ve been working hard to cure myself of this time-wasting habit and I’m getting a lot closer to that. For anyone who’s not familiar with it, my interpretation of productivity porn is pretty much anything related to productivity as a topic of interest, that doesn’t actually involve getting anything done. For me, it includes things like trying out new task managers, reading blog posts about productivity and stocking up on stationery I don’t need. 4 Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Productivity.
With a few well-targeted changes, you can boost your productivity by leaps and bounds. The way we talk about productivity, one would imagine that we’re trying to transform ourselves into super efficient robots. But we’re not. We’re trying to be improved versions of ourselves, to work smarter, so that we may have more time for other satisfying pursuits in life. Having certain ground rules in place makes that mission simpler by giving you the know-how to make the right choices, which will pay off handsomely in the long run. That’s where the following methods come in handy. Follow The Pareto Principle Thanks to its effectiveness, the Pareto principle (commonly known as the 80/20 rule) is the talk of the Web. The good news is that you can apply the Pareto principle to any area of your life, including productivity, and see positive results.
10 Tasks To Make You More Productive In Your In-between Time. You have a few minutes of unexpected down time. Het ultieme Getting Things Done-overzicht. The Surprising History of the To-Do List and How to Design One That Actually Works. The list is the origin of culture. Wherever you look in cultural history, you will find lists. – Umberto Eco When I was a kid, I read a book called The Listmaker. How to Measure Progress in Your Personal Goals: Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Although there are some people who advocate for dropping all your goals or focusing on systems instead of goals, I’ve never managed to fully give up on setting goals for myself.
In fact, I just finished my monthly review today, where I looked at how well I did on the goals I set for myself last month and set some new ones for the month ahead. Ultimate Guide to Productivity Tools. The Complete Guide to Productivity. Like us on Facebook. We'll love you forever. 5 More Unexpected Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder. 5 Unusual Ways to Start Working Smarter, Not Harder, Backed by Science. One of the things I love about the culture at Buffer is the emphasis on working smarter, not harder. 12 Ways To Still Be Productive When You Don't Feel Like Working. 7 Simple Productivity Tips You Can Apply Today, Backed by Science. 10 of the Most Controversial Productivity Tips That Actually Work. Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'. A Harvard Economist's Surprisingly Simple Productivity Secret. 4 Onderdelen van productiviteit. Zen Productivity.
The Zen of Tech: 12 Powerful Ways to Keep Your Online Life Simple and Peaceful. 29 Semi-Productive Things I Do Online When I’m Trying to Avoid Real Work. 70 Best Time Management Quotes. Email checklist (maybe this time it'll work!) 8 things I wish everyone knew about email.
Productivity. Presentation Tools Online. Manage Your Energy. Trello.