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10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

Here is my Omnifocus and Todoist comparison

I'm a heavy user of GTD and to me it's important to have a tool, a system that you feel comfort with. I've been using a lot of different systems and …

The Secret to Productivity: Focus - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Technology has helped us do so much more, so much faster. But many experts argue that work-related systems and tools haven’t necessarily made us more …

5 Tips For Prioritizing Your Ever-Growing To-Do List

Check one item off: Organize your day an hour before you get to work. Your boss will thank you for it.<p>It’s standard productivity advice: Do your most important task during your most productive time. But even if you know when you work best, it’s not always easy to figure out what deserves your …

The Simple Trick To Productivity? Do One Thing At Once

Here’s a work scenario most of us are familiar with …<p>You’ve just settled down to the task you’re doing, when someone interrupts you and asks you to do something else instead.<p>So, you switch tasks and put aside whatever it was you were doing.<p>But how much has switching your attention in this way just …

GTD 101: The Beginner’s Guide To Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done (GTD) is one of the most popular productivity systems out there today, and with good reason. It’s a very effective system for …

Productivity

This Note-Taking System Turns You Into An Efficiency Expert

Bullet Journal is an all-new system for note-taking that’s better than any schmancy designer notebook.<p>Note-taking is a skill not easily acquired. In the hands of an artist, designer, or Hollywood serial killer (à la <i>Seven</i>‘s John Doe), an idea-crammed notebook can even become a rarified, and in the …

Mind Mapping Software for Visual Organization

Introduction: Mind Mapping Software for Visual Organization<p>About: Marine Biologist. Bryozoan-lover. Photomicrographer. Mocha latte addict. …

A Quirky New Trick to Beat Procrastination

A new study offers an unexpected (and simple!) trick to help you rein in your tendency to put stuff off.<p>Entrepreneurs aren't the only people who struggle with procrastination. Psychologists, it seems, do too. At least that's what you'd have to conclude from the number of scientific studies …

5 Tips to Organize Your Day for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind that doesn't officially start your day until that second cup of coffee, we can all use a little push in the morning. Follow these tips to help you make the most out of your day and achieve maximum …

Time Management

How to Stay Focused in an Age of Distraction

I bought the original iPhone the summer it came out. That was 8 years ago, and this internet-connected pocket computer has been within arms reach …

Todo List App Makes Even Procrastinators Productive!

Getting tasks done, meeting a deadline and being in charge are ways to move forward and be successful. For some, productivity may be second nature, …

4 ways to increase your productivity through better scheduling

We all want to get more done, but the same solution doesn’t work for everyone. Figuring out how to schedule your day to help you maximize your output …

Time Management

How to Harness Brainstorming to Build Great Content for Your Blog

Blogs can’t exist without content, and it is often one of the most stressful parts of blogging. Coming up with fresh, interesting, new content …

Creativity

Pre-crastination is a thing — and it can be just as destructive as procrastination

Fascinating new research explores the dangers of completing tasks quickly for the sake of their quick completion<p>David A. Rosenbaum • Edward A. Wasserman<p>July 5, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Procrastination is a well-known and serious behavioral …

7 Things to Start Being More Productive, Today

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to better results<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to …

Time Management

15 minutes to clear your head & discover new ideas

At some point before the end of the week, give this a shot.<p>Turn off your computer, put your phone in airplane mode, shut the door. Isolate yourself …

The Science of Analysis Paralysis: How Overthinking Kills Your Productivity & What You Can Do About It

When in doubt, Google it.<p>This is my first instinct whenever I’m faced a problem I don’t know enough to solve. As a Millennial, I can barely remember …

Here is why Todoist is my task management system of choice now

I have recently switched to using Todoist for my task management. I've been a long time Omnifocus user before, and a short while before I started to …

To Getting Things Done, I have created my own news delivery system

I've been working on a way to have the news come to me instead of me coming to the news, if you know what I mean? I don't want to have to go through …

Apps

8 Ways to Balance Your Workload for Max Productivity

The drudgery and routine of our daily lives presents the greatest danger to our dreams. Why? We run the risk of losing our focus and motivation to …

5 Tips for Accomplishing What's on Your To-Do List

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of all tools invented to improve productivity, the to-do list may be the most basic, yet essential. But like any tool, the to-do list only helps you accomplish more if you know how to use it effectively.<p>If you find your to-do list getting …

Time Management

The Ultimate Guide to Note-Taking

No matter what your profession, there are lots of reasons to take notes. You take notes to retain information from things you hear – like meetings …

Note-Taking

The Four Types Of Productivity Styles

Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and used the planner they provided as instructed. But as the weeks went by, I noticed that my productivity hadn't improved. As I looked around at my …

Productivity

How to Simplify Your Life with Systems

Life is vast, unpredictable, and complicated.Systems make it simpler. Systems thinking allows us to take control of a part of life, reduce it to a …

Outsourcing

Do OmniFocus Better: 3 Fundamental Tactics

Of all of the important lessons I learned from my parents as I grew up, few stand out in my mind more clearly than my old man repeatedly instructing …

Productivity in Mind: How Ryder Carroll Designed Bullet Journal

Track the past, organize the present, and prepare for the future.Sound like a familiar challenge?Ryder Carroll, a New York-based designer, set out to …

Productivity

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination