Productivity notes

Notes and slides from Scot Hanselman’s talk on productivity :-

Notes:-

Effectiveness
Rule of three [http://gettingresults.com]-

Write down three outcomes
— of the day
— of the week
— of the month
— of the year

Email
— Create rule to move emails CCed to me to a different label
— Check email on schedule time
— five.sentenc.es

Psychic Weight
Get over it

Efficiency
The pomodoro technique – Download Pomodairo
        Try to do one thing AND only one thing for 25 minutes
        Try to track the interupptions
               — Internal (Tweet, Stackoverflow, Personal email)
               — External (People)
DO NOT MULTI TASK
Do not pile up books/articles at your desk – you are not going them all.
Do not check up on news/sports.
Install RescueTime to measure when you are most productive and when you are not
Look at instapaper.com

Productive websites
boingboing.net
lifehacker.com

Slides :-

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