task management

Why Your Weekly Review Should Be On Monday

Weekly reviews are a great way to stay organised and make sure you’re prepared for upcoming projects. Try scheduling your weekly review on Mondays to jumpstart the week, and ease into the week on a good foot.


Boost Your Productivity By Ditching Habitual 'Me Time' Commitments

We all have things we do to give ourselves a break from our busy lives, but some those things might just be a force of habit. If you can eliminate some of of your unnecessary “me time” commitments, you’ll have more time and energy to put toward productive tasks.


Don't Let 'Normalisation' Cause Simple Mistakes On Your Next Project 

Some jobs, activities or tasks involve a certain amount of risk. When we first start the job, we’re very aware of this risk, so we’re cautious of it. However, as time goes on, we get comfortable and forget about the dangers associated with the task. That’s often when mistakes and accidents happen.


Productivity 101: How To Use Personal Kanban To Visualise Your Work

The best productivity methods keep your to-dos in front of you and prioritised so you never wonder what to work on next. Some are complicated, but others are organised simply by priority — so easy you could use sticky notes if you wanted. Let’s talk about one of those systems: Personal Kanban.


The Ultimate Productivity Boost: Figure Out Better Things To Work On

Everyone wants to make the best use of their time. The first step to getting there is getting better at the tasks we’re assigned, but the ultimate step, Seth Godin says, is to stop working on someone else’s task list and work on your own contribution instead.


Mail Pilot 2 Is A Gesture-Based iOS Email App Built For Creating Tasks

iOS: Mail Pilot was a handy email app that allowed you to turn your emails into tasks so you could remember to deal with them. It was useful, but it was also a little clunky to use. Mail Pilot 2 fixes most of those problems by adding a lot of gestures.


How To Organise Your Entire Life With Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, whether you’re organising work projects, family chores, travel plans or just about anything else. Here are some ways to put Trello to use for managing your entire life.


Work On A Specific Skill For One To Three Days To Practise Effectively

We’ve all probably heard of the somewhat questionable 10,000-hour rule of practice. If that seems too daunting, try breaking down skills and working on each sub-task for one to three sessions.


'Productivity Is Not About Time. It's About Energy.'

When we talk about being “productive”, most of us think about using our time most effectively. However, productivity guru Marius Ursache says it’s not about time, it’s about energy.


Avoid Email Overload By Simply Ignoring Some (Unimportant) Emails

Inbox Zero is a noble, if difficult, goal. If you only receive a few emails a day, traditional strategies like only replying a couple of times a day are fine. But if you get dozens or hundreds, you need a harsher strategy: just ignoring some of them.