There are a very small number of work tasks where you deliver 80 or even 90% of your value. These are your highest-leverage work activities.
You may notice that even when you have less to do, you still have no free time. Springy life elements are to blame, and here’s what to do about them.
Over the last few weeks I’ve observed my productivity as I’ve either taken frequent breaks, or not taken any at all. Here’s what I’ve learned!
Creating a list of the mindless things you do everyday and doing them at once will give you a huge productivity boost.
Finding and eliminating distractions that are within 20 seconds of your reach may seem like a small change, but it can have a profound impact on your behaviour.
If you find stuff slipping through the cracks and you want to reduce the stress that comes with juggling a million things at once, start a Waiting For list.
If you’re like me, you’ll spend more than a year of your life typing nonstop. Learning to touch type is one of the highest leverage activities you can do.