Todo Lists II: The Eisenhower Matrix

Posted on Fri 19 January 2024 in general • Tagged with productivity, handbook

In a previous article I discussed the power of todo lists and their use in organising your tasks. I have a confession: for a long time I didn't use task lists. This is because of some practical issues which plagued me as a user of those tools. And when I …

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In Defence of the ToDo List

Posted on Sat 19 March 2022 in general • Tagged with handbook, productivity, study

I was overwhelmed. I’d made a kanban board with fifty cards, each beautifully color-coded and allocated story points. I’d organised my calendar beautifully, mapping out the free time to write code every day that week. I’d constructed a burn-down chart and factored in my doctors’ appointment, sleep …

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Laziness Does Not Exist: 3 Questions to be More Productive

Posted on Sun 13 March 2022 in general • Tagged with handbook, productivity, study

This is part of a series of short articles on rational tools to help you be more productive while still practicing self-care. To jump to the summary, click here.

Do you procrastinate? How much? Do you feel like you could achieve more if you procrastinated less? Wouldn’t it be …

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