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Prioritise Your Tasks By Motivation Instead Of Time With Activity Blocks

Loss of motivation can kill your productivity, but if you can switch things up while you work, you’ll keep yourself fresh and focused. Prioritising and scheduling tasks into activity blocks that aren’t constrained by time can help.


How Drawing Can Help Improve Your Memory, According To Research

If you need help jogging your memory, you might try your hand at drawing. A recent study found that we remember items better when we draw them rather than write them down.


You Don't Need To 'Feel Like' Doing Something To Start Doing It

Your productivity may flow when you’re in the zone, but it’s easy to get carried away looking for motivation. Truth is, you don’t need to feel like doing something to get it done.


Keep A Rolling Grocery Or To-Do List On A Butcher Paper Roll

If you want a simple, cheap way to keep a grocery or to-do list in your kitchen, or wherever else, try a roll of the ever useful butcher paper.


Beware Of 'Completion Bias' When Working Through Your To-Do List

Checking things off of your to-do list feels great, and that feeling can even make you more productive. That same feeling, however, can also keep you from tackling larger, more important tasks.


A Standing Desk Makes Me More Productive, Even If It Isn't 'Healthier'

Every discussion about standing desks today is an argument over whether they’re healthier than sitting all day, or whether those health benefits are bullshit. None of that is important to me. What is, however, is that my standing desk made me more productive, more creative and overall more active. That’s all I want from it.


Take Control Of Your Productivity With An Attention Charter

Staying productive is all about limiting your distractions. But you can’t keep within your limits until you define them for yourself. That’s where an attention charter comes in.


The Case For Checking Email First Thing In The Morning

Email can be a distracting time sink for any office worker. But sometimes, it’s best to get it out of the way. Over at Harvard Business Review, contributor Dorie Clark makes the case for checking email first thing in the morning.


3 Wins Challenges You To Stick To Three Simple Tasks Or Habits Every Day

iOS: With all the little tasks you have to accomplish every day, sometimes it helps to keep things simple. 3 Wins challenges you to complete three basic tasks every day.


Keep Work From Following You Home By Giving Unfinished Tasks A Time And Place 

If you have a hard time shutting down at the end of the day, you’re not alone. Most of us have a habit of letting the workday linger. To keep this from happening, assign a specific place and time for your unfinished business.


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