The Productivity Project- Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

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Book title: The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

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  • From Chris Bailey
  • productivity in terms of energy, time and attention.
    • Energy comes from health. Keep time log to understand your own engergy pattern;
    • Time is a skill you can learn. All about managing your priorities.
    • Attention is what makes having the other two worthwhile. Avoid chasing distractions.
  • slowing down to work more deliberately, more mindful ; - the rule of three: think to have 3 things on your To-Accompolish (at the beginning of per day and per week)
    • shrinking or eliminating the unimportant (dedicate / chunking / eliminate);
    • control the time of work: a steep decline in workers’ productivity after crossing the 55 hour per week mark.
  • Brain dumping:
    • write down all the thoughts that you have at that moment and reference later
  • Exercising your attention muscle
    • meditation
    • diffused mode of attention
    • cell phone type of surfing needs focused mode-attention
  • Avoid distractions:
    • each distraction needs 25mins to come back
    • turn off all notifications
    • the 20 second rule to distract yourself from the inevitable distractions;