The Ivy Lee method is a 100-year-old strategy for helping people become more productive at work. Under the method, at the end of each night you write down your six most important tasks to accomplish the following day in order of importance. The next day, you begin working on the tasks one at a time.The strategy works because it reduces "decision fatigue," saves you time, and forces you to prioritise your goals.
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In today's fast-paced world, staying on top of your daily to-dos is no easy feat. While tools like Google Calendar and Drive help organise your workload, having your tasks spread across multiple apps tends to make things slip through the cracks. That's where Moo.do Premium comes into play.
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We all have goals. Some might be career orientated, others may involve learning a new hobby or reigniting an old one.
It can sometimes be hard to achieve them. Maybe you're too busy ("Down time? What's that?") or find it difficult to get started. Perhaps motivation becomes a problem after you get started.
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In a world full of distractions, it’s tough to stay organised and productive. Fortunately, Pagico 8 Task Manager is here to keep you on track. This one-stop app turns all your tasks into streamlined flowcharts, bringing order to all the chaos.
Sunrise, one of the best cross-platform calendar apps, finally shut down on August 31. If you're looking for a replacement, our friends at Zapier put together a cheat sheet to make the transition easy for you.
If you have the flexibility in your schedule to do it, start your day with something creative and inspiring. Maybe it's that novel or short story you've been working on, or a painting, or a craft project. Whatever it is, if you can, give it your first hour. It's uninterrupted time, and a good start to the day.
Boredom, daydreaming and idle time are all important for creativity and motivation, as well as your mental health. This video reinforces the idea, pointing out that while none of us will ever be lauded for staring out of the window, it's exactly what more of us need to do to stay happy, healthy and inspired.
We've established that Tuesdays are the most productive day of the week, so it makes sense that a meeting on Tuesday would be best for a productive, useful meeting. And right after lunch is the best time. Tuesdays, 2:30PM local time, is your ideal time, based on a survey that collected over two million responses.
Decluttering is hard. If it weren't, we'd all be perfectly organised, with all the space we need -- but one thing that stops many of us is the worry that if we sell, trash or donate an item, we may need it someday. Over at Unclutterer, they suggest when we run up against that wall, we ask ourselves a simple question.
Video: Got a lot of tools and other miscellaneous items in your garage? Here's a super simple and inexpensive organiser for decluttering that space.
Mac: Trello is one of our favourite organisation tools, but one potential downside is the lack of a native desktop client. Paws jams Trello in a desktop app for Mac, complete with notifications and a handful of keyboard shortcuts.