School, work, and life are complex. You need a way of managing your commitments. If you’re looking for this, Todoist might be the tool for you.
Michael Thomas discusses the importance of sleep for knowledge work through the lens of a couple key anecdotal narratives. Todoist has published a helpful introduction to “GTD practices and what [they] think is the most intuitive way to implement the[se practices] in Todoist.” The essay comments, in part, that “the key to GTD isn’t the […]
In 2014, David Allen discussed the “getting in control and creating space” in a TEDx talk in Amsterdam. For additional discussion, see Allen’s Getting Things Done and related posts here.
In 2012, David Allen discussed the “art of stress-free productivity” in a TEDx talk at Claremont Colleges. For additional discussion, see Allen’s Getting Things Done and related posts here.
The folks at Freedom have a helpful tutorial about “how to be more productive in the afternoon.” The same principles, though, will apply also to the mornings or whenever one’s preferred time is for focused work. For additional discussion of Freedom, the significance of focus, and the importance of guarding it, see Focus—there’s an […]
Kristina Malsberger discusses managing oneself and one’s commitments amid what can be a hectic whirlwind of incoming information and requests. According to Malsberger, there’s a simple, centuries-old solution: the daily to-do list. Sure, checklists have their detractors—folks that claim they constrain creativity or induce undue guilt—but when done well, a to-do list functions like a […]