Note-Taking: Zettlekasten Method

The end result of a good note taking system is that it will allow you to see connections made between ideas. By connecting your notes, Niklas Luhman was able to produce a mountain of books and articles.…

Measure What Matters with OKRs

Organizations of all sizes and in every industry are always looking for ways to increase efficiency and drive performance. However, most businesses set up a top-down goal-structure system which usually ends ups stuck in its original stages. Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) is an effective, simple and straightforward management framework…

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…

Trello for Getting Things Done

Trello is a great project management tool which is very popular among freelancers and companies due to its clean interface. It employs Kanban board workflows and methodology to make project management easy. Trello has many features but there are some projects which will require more than the features incorporated in…

Manage Blog Content with Trello

Trello is an all-time favorite for any blogger worth, of course for good reasons. Imagine a free tool that you could use to do almost everything for your business with so little effort. Trello is an intuitive yet simple standout marketing tool that will make your content marketing a bliss.…

Get Started With The 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…

Using the Feynman Technique

As a process for acquiring new knowledge or skills, learning is at the forefront of success in academia or business. Every field relies on great learners to acquire and advance knowledge, ideas, and skills. As any student knows only too well, excelling in education requires good learning skills, which few…