Tag Archive: GTD

Formal vs Informal Clothes

Formal wear

It seems common knowledge that professionals wear business suits in work settings, meetings and conferences. Any less than that and the person seems to have a non-serious attitude about work. On the other hand, engineers and programmers are often known…
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The E-Myth Revisited Summary

‘The E-Myth Revisited – Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It’ is a popular book by Michael Gerber that identifies some fatal mistakes committed by small business owners and entrepreneurs followed up by corresponding solutions….
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Capitalize on the Flow

Flow

During each productive pusuit, a zone is reached when we are coasting at our full potential and our interface with time and space gets significantly distorted. This is the flow zone that occurs often during some serious hard work or…
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Why We Should Avoid Social Media During a Break

Imagine that you live in a developing country and you earn your income through working as a labourer. Your profession requires you to carry heavy stuff from one place to another. Or you are a construction worker who spends his…
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Finding Extra Hours for Personal Growth

My very first article on this website was about the cost of wasting an hour. It turned out that the cost of wasting just one hour a day is around 2 months of our productive life every year. This is…
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The Next Thing

The Next Thing

One of my favorite books is The One Thing in which the authors describe the concept of time blocking of up to 4 hours to focus on the most important task each day. Their philosophy is that the person who…
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A Little Foolishness Helps

It is usually assumed that wise and far-sighted people can accomplish any project better than the rest. While it might be true in general, I have observed that having a certain dose of foolishness goes a long way towards achieving…
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6 – Do the Most Important Task First

This is the eighth post in the series of Daily Habits, which is about a listing of useful habits that should be a part of a productive person’s daily routine. To read, you can start here. The most important pillar…
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Turning Ideas into Reality

Every human being is creative. Many a times we have good ideas that never get translated into actions and consequently never materialize. GTD framework is a great tool in clearing the task queue, as well as the projects broken down…
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