Your Calendar Is Not a To-Do List
Published on September 15, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
Using the calendar as a task manager is a common mistake. Here are some compelling reasons not to do it.
A while ago, I argued on this blog that using email as if it was a to-do list is, from my point of view, a very unproductive organizational approach. Each tool is designed for a type of use, and using email as a system of personal organization is like using a fork to hunt whales.
To What Are You Giving Your Attention?
Published on September 08, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
Keeping your focus on the task you are performing is essential to cross it off in your to-do list.
“If you don’t pay attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” ~ David Allen
The Key To Do The Work: Act And Reflect
Published on August 25, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
To perform any work you must find the right balance between doing and thinking.Read more...
How To Be a Productive Entrepreneur
Published on August 18, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
The largest risk for failure that an entrepreneur has is a poor execution of plans, and that is where GTD can help you.
You need something more than a good idea
The problem with many entrepreneurs is that they value their ideas more than actually carrying them out. Of course, a brilliant idea has a higher probability of turning into a great empire, over just a good idea. But a brilliant idea that is not executed in a efficient manner, turns out to not be valued very much. On the other hand, a somewhat decent idea that’s executed in a masterly manner, will probably end up producing a very profitable company.
Processes: An Overlooked Productivity Tool
Published on August 11, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
Describing your work unlocks many opportunities to boost your productivity.
A while ago I wrote about how processes allow you to be more productive, but I think the issue is important enough—and generally ignored enough—to be addressed again with further arguments.
What Systems Thinking Is And Why You Need It
Published on August 04, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
Sometimes we think we understand a problem but we actually do not understand anything. It is just an illusion.
Systems thinking tries to understand the rules that determine how different systems—some seemingly unrelated—behave, how they interact and how they influence each other.
The Three GTD Models
Published on July 28, 2014 by Francisco Sáez
To master the art of self-management you need to master these three work models.
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