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Your to-do list’s sexy, secret lover: The ‘Waiting For’ list

Your to-do list’s sexy, secret lover: The ‘Waiting For’ list

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.

by × July 9, 2013 ×

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High-leverage activity: Learn to touch type

High-leverage activity: Learn to touch type

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.

by × May 22, 2013 ×

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Time Hack: Start a maintenance day

Time Hack: Start a maintenance day

The idea of a maintenance day is a simple and powerful one: take all of the maintenance-y stuff you do throughout the week and lump them together on one day. It turns out, the effects of doing this are profound.

by × May 15, 2013 ×

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You don’t have time for that? Bull$#!†.

You don’t have time for that? Bull$#!†.

The phrase “I don’t have time for” should never be said. We all get the same amount of time every day., so if you can’t do something it’s not about the quantity of time. It’s really about how important the task is to you.

by × May 15, 2013 ×

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Why Sunday at noon is the unhappiest (and least productive) hour of your week

Why Sunday at noon is the unhappiest (and least productive) hour of your week

According to researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (CHEEK-sent-me-hi-ee, for those of you playing along at home), noon on Sunday is the “unhappiest hour in America”, and it’s not because you’re hungover or have work the next day.

by × May 14, 2013 ×

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Time Hack: Focus on high-leverage activities

Time Hack: Focus on high-leverage activities

A question was recently posed on the popular question-and-answer website Quora that asked, “What’s the single most valuable lesson you’ve learned in your professional life?” The top answer is one that I recommend you read in whole.

by × May 9, 2013 ×

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The Rule of 3

The Rule of 3

The problem with a lot of productivity and time management systems is they require a lot of overhead, but the “Rule of Three” doesn’t. It’s one of the simplest, most powerful time management techniques I’ve come across lately.

by × May 9, 2013 ×

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Easy Win: Discover exactly how productive you are on the computer with this free app

Easy Win: Discover exactly how productive you are on the computer with this free app

If you don’t know how you’re spending your time on the computer, chances are you could be wasting a lot of it. Enter RescueTime, a free, simple utility that will show you exactly where your time goes.

by × May 6, 2013 ×

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