Deep Work: Focus without Distraction

Cal Newport’s 2016 book; Deep Work, demonstrates the need to deeply immerse ourselves in cognitively demanding tasks so as to achieve extraordinary results. Deep Work contains compelling arguments, actionable advice, real-life examples and rules to work in a high concentration mental state. The book is divided into 2 parts.…

Is Inbox Zero Even Possible?

Productivity expert, writer, speaker, and broadcaster Merlin Mann first outlined the Inbox Zero philosophy in 2006 on his productivity site 43 Folders. In a series of articles, Man explains how triaging, labeling, and organizing your inbox, enables you to clear out or almost empty your inbox every day. According to…

10 Minutes to Get Started With 1-3-5 Rule

The To-Do list, a simple tool to help you get organized, yet many folks struggle with recording and completing tasks on their list. Items are placed on the list in no particular order, and depending on the length of your list sometimes we add duplicates. To-do lists also come in…

5 Basecamp Integrations For Greater Productivity

Basecamp is one of the best productivity tools available today. Previously known as 37 Signals, Basecamp is different from other cloud-based productivity tools due to its simplicity and ease of use. Basecamp makes it much easier to organize projects, set goals, track the progress of a team and above all,…

5 Hidden Productivity Tools In Trello That You Did Not Know

The simplicity of Trello is one of its attractions as a productivity and project management tool. You can visualize your tasks on Kanban boards, make to-do lists and use color codes to designate priority levels. With Trello, you can see at a glance where the bottlenecks in your project exist,…

Asana: Now With Kanban Boards For Better Workflow

Whether you are working alone or as part of a team, keeping track of projects and tasks can be hectic. At the individual level, maintaining a work-life balance while taking care of family matters can make each day a flurry of never-ending activity. Similarly, working with a large team on…