Practices for Personal Productivity

Practices for Personal Productivity

3 simple practices I use in my personal life to be more productive.

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Jess Martin

January 16, 2013
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  1. Practices for Personal Productivity Jess Martin Monday, January 21, 13

  2. Todo Lists Monday, January 21, 13

  3. Monday, January 21, 13

  4. Pick an app. Any app. Monday, January 21, 13

  5. Need a method? Monday, January 21, 13

  6. Trust your system. Put everything in it. Revisit often. Prune

    old stuff. Offload your brain. Monday, January 21, 13
  7. Inbox Zero Monday, January 21, 13

  8. Your inbox is not a todo list. Monday, January 21,

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  9. Every time you check email, start oldest to newest, and

    process to zero. Monday, January 21, 13
  10. Process = Archive Forward Reply Todo Monday, January 21, 13

  11. Advanced Tips Check email only once a day at a

    regular time Write more one-liners Monday, January 21, 13
  12. Pomodoro Monday, January 21, 13

  13. 25 minutes. Focus time. No breaks. No distractions. No email.

    (unless email is your pomodoro goal) Monday, January 21, 13
  14. This entire presentation was written and created in one pomodoro.

    (Including downloading Keynote) Monday, January 21, 13
  15. 5 minute break to clear your head. Get some water.

    Use the restroom. Monday, January 21, 13
  16. Many problems solved during the BREAK. Monday, January 21, 13

  17. Helps with yak shaving. Monday, January 21, 13

  18. Recap Todo lists Inbox Zero Pomodoro Monday, January 21, 13

  19. No silver bullet Monday, January 21, 13

  20. Practices don’t change you Monday, January 21, 13

  21. Lasting change comes from without Monday, January 21, 13

  22. Questions? Monday, January 21, 13

  23. Todo Resources • Shared todo lists on any device with

    Wunderlist - https://www.wunderlist.com/ • Getting Things Done - http://amzn.to/ S6bwbn • Try Out Markdown - http://bit.ly/Wgi6Ke Monday, January 21, 13
  24. Inbox Zero Resources • http://inboxzero.com/ Monday, January 21, 13

  25. Pomodoro Resources • http://www.pomodorotechnique.com/ • The timer I use on

    Mac: http:// www.macupdate.com/app/mac/31472/ pomodoro Monday, January 21, 13