Before you add one more thing to your to-do list, ask yourself: How’s that to-do list working for you anyway? And would you fare better with a lesser-known method like the Eisenhower box? Zettelkasten? GTD? With so many modern options for wrangling your time and attention, we’ve rounded up some of the best to help you understand how they work—and which one might work best for you. Set that pomodoro timer—if that’s your style—and let’s get started.
On Instagram and Facebook, members of a wonderfully obsessive community organize every aspect of their lives—through pandemics and protests—with binders and stickers.
Deciding a level of importance for each task you have allows you to quickly organize which to do first, and which not to do at all.
A German author of more than 70 books and 400 academic articles got so much done because of his pioneering system called Zettelkasten.
Studies have shown that people perform better when they have written down what they need to do. What makes the to-do list such an effective productivity tool?
Now I start my first pomodoro as soon as my coffee’s ready in the morning.
Personal Kanban is a productivity system that's easy to get started with, only has two real "rules."
The Ivy Lee Method of prioritizing your to-do list seems deceptively simple. It’s also been working for more than a century.
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I call it the “GTD” (Getting Things Done) method, and it has helped more than two million people.
An unscheduled day isn’t freedom. Rather, it’s a recipe for regret.
Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.
From online calendars to helpful organization tools, these apps make getting things done a breeze.