8 Productivity Habits

The 8 productivity habits essential in our information rich world

Information processing
  • We'll look into
    GTD
    at some length today - the best process for processing incoming information
Routines
Planning
  • High level 50,000' view
  • 3 month or 100 day view
  • A week ahead view can be super helpful - with key targets and time allocations
Contacts
  • How do you mnage your FB friends
  • The contacts you met at the conference - or here today
  • Manage the opportunities
  • Airtable
Social Engagement
  • Networking
  • Opening conversation
  • Using the phone
Collaboration
  • We can go so much further together, than we can alone
  • Learn the skills and the tools of collaboration
Exploration and Learning
  • Look around, setup Google Alerts,
  • Find and try new tools - they're getting better all the time
  • Commit time to learning - knowing the new skill can save you time and give you an edge, in the long run
I once read that after the age of 35 or so, people stop being excited about new technology.
  • They even begin to get weary of them
  • It can be wearisome to upgrade to [fill in the blank]
  • That stubbornness can be both good and bad. Yt's good insofar as it keeps us on track to show up every day and do the work, but it's bad if it keeps us from learning, maturing, and adapting.
Deep work

We'll be going deep into

today