Productivity

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My Daily Routine

“Hi Celes, I would love to get an insight into your average day and typical routines. When do you get up, when do you do what,…
Howling dog

The Howling Dog Story

Have you heard of the howling dog story? It’s not as well-known as other moral stories, but this one packs a good punch. There are different iterations but the essence is the same.Here’s my retelling of the story:
Freeware

24 Freeware You Will Find Handy

Today's post is to share my favorite applications (including web-based apps), based on years of sieving and experimentation. You'll find many of them very handy. The amazing thing is - they are all freeware!Total count: 22. I'll add on over time as I find new gems. Enjoy! :)
Girl with balloons

Is Your Routine Empowering You?

What is your routine every week like? What do you during your weekdays? What do you do during your weekends? Is your weekly routine empowering you?A routine is a set of activities you repeat every week. By having a set of tasks to stick to each week, it gives your life a semblance of structure, so you don't have to wake up every day wondering what you should do. In that sense, it simplifies life and provides you with stability.
8 Habits of Highly Productive People

The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

What makes a productive person? Is it the ability to robotically churn out work, hour after hour? Is it the amount of discipline one has? Is it the speed at which one works?Before we can discuss what makes a productive person, we should first define what productivity is. The common notion of productivity is the ability to churn out a lot of work in a short span of time. True, but not complete. IMO, true productivity is the ability to create a lot of high impact work in a short span of time. This is the kind of productivity we should concern ourselves with, not other kinds of productivity which are more empty / busy work that create no impact in the long term.
Finishing Line

How to Finish What You Start: 10 Important Tips

Do you have a habit of starting projects, but not finishing them?It might be the new business you want to start but you're halfway working through the business plan. It might be the album which you want to launch but you're still composing the songs. It might be the book which you want to finish writing but you're still stuck in the early chapters.
Fingers typing on a keyboard

How to Be an Email Master

Email is just a tool to get things done, not a measure of our productivity. But because people tend to recognize what’s new, they tend to get to their new mail first rather than recognizing what's important on their to-do list. Here are 7 tips to spend less time at your inbox.
To-do list

The Best Productivity System There Is

"Hi Celes, I have a problem tracking down the tasks I need to be done and the deadlines... I've tried several software solutions but haven't found yet one that is good for me. I am looking for a place where i can keep my notes and personal information as well as my errands and tasks together. And of course the events on a calendar. Which ones do you use? Which ones do you recommend?" - Mário
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How to Stop Procrastination: Complete Guide

This is the last part of a series on How to Overcome Procrastination.If you have read this far, I assume procrastination is a problem you face and want to address. In this part, you’ll learn how to overcome your procrastination through an introspective exercise. Time to stop procrastinating and get the problem nipped in the bud!
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