I’ve tried lots of different techniques and tools over the last couple of years and some of them help but some just don’t work for me. Sometimes you can just tell straight away but it’s not always that obvious. Every now and then evaluate your processes and identify areas that may be unnecessary or that aren’t beneficial enough to warrant the time involved.
The most important thing when trying to improve your productivity is ‘Learn What Works For You’.
I found a lot of useful tidbits in David Allen’s Getting Things Done book, or GTD for short.
I wrote a very brief GTD review back when I first read the book. Some parts stuck and some didn’t. Over time though I have tailored a few things to better suit my way of working…
Here are a couple of the things that have stuck with me and some of my own experiences of them.