All of us can benefit from the concept of timeboxing – the dynamic of breaking our workflow down into bite-size blocks of time. Some of the benefits we tap into: added focus, increased mental agility and perspective. For me, the Pomodoro Technique has been a way to "steal" blocks of time here and there... to … Continue reading Francesco Cirillo’s “Pomodoro Technique” – in WorkFlowy
They say it takes 21 days to form a habit... but how to even get through those first 21 days?... and then go well beyond? And how does it play out in WorkFlowy? Here's a show-and-tell of Jerry Seinfeld's "Don't Break the Chain!" hack – a strategy I've used scores of times to build habits … Continue reading Jerry Seinfeld’s “Don’t Break The Chain!” method – in WorkFlowy
Decisions, decisions. Often when creating a new WorkFlowy outline you'll have to make a choice as to your setup. Do you set your outline up according to chronological date? Activity? Context? Location?... etc? WorkFlowy tags allow you to have your items or tasks in multiple categories... they can be in more than one place at … Continue reading Your Items in Multiple WorkFlowy Contexts with Tagging 101
Could it be that our productivity is being decimated because we take the expression, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” too much to heart? Could it be that we can get away with putting stuff off until tomorrow… and come out on the other end so much more productive for it? A shout-out … Continue reading Do it Tomorrow – Yes, Really!