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Focus On The Small, Achievable Tasks To Make Progress In A Chaotic Situation

Everything at work has gone nuts. Your boss is barking orders, your coworkers are panicked and you’re pretty sure the front desk is on fire. When everything around you is falling apart, focus on the small tasks you can achieve.


Maintain Focus On Tasks By 'Leaving No Trace'

Sometimes it’s hard to stay focused, and you may not even realise why you can’t seem to keep your mind on the task at hand. It might be because you have unfinished business with a previous task. To remedy this, take some simple advice from a Zen master: Leave no trace.


Manage Distractions When Working From Home With The 'Three-Minute Rule'

When you’re working remotely, it’s easy to get distracted by all the nagging tasks you have to do around the house. If you want to keep those chores from pulling your focus, it can help to indulge in them in short bursts so you put your mind at ease.


Power Through Procrastination By Saving An Easy Task For Each Morning

Starting on a big, important task first thing in the morning is sound advice for most people. But if you’re a serious procrastinator, easing into the day with a few baby steps might be more effective.


Use The Medium Method To Combine Digital Note-Taking With Pen And Paper

As much as we enjoy digital tools, there’s something to be said for the simplicity of good, old-fashioned pen and paper. Instead of picking one or the other for your note-taking and day-to-day tasks, get the best of both worlds with The Medium Method.


Swap Your To-Do List For A 'Break List' To Get More Done

To-do lists keep track of tasks we have to do, but they hardly ever provide actual motivation. A small tweak to your productivity method can solve that problem pretty quickly. All you need to do is start maintaining a “break list” instead, and you’ll find yourself more eager to get things done.


Sorted For iOS Makes Task Management Simple And Fast

If you like the simplicity of Clear, but want a to-do list that’s more schedule-oriented, Sorted might be the task-juggling app you’ve always wanted.


Create Better Mental Reminders By Using Visual Cues

When it comes to most daily tasks, a to-do list or app will help you remember everything. For other, less-urgent tasks that don’t make it on your list, however, a recent study suggests some solid visual cues will help you out quite a bit.


Tell Your iPhone To Notify You When It Connects To Your Car's Bluetooth

iOS: If you’re like me, you head out to run errands only to get back home and realise there’s at least one thing you forgot to do. If you’re an iPhone user, you can set up a location-based reminder that comes in handy for situations like this.


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.


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