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What Is Eat the Frog? A Simple Method to Boost Productivity

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What Is Eat the Frog? Eat the Frog is one of the most valuable time and task management methods to help improve your productivity. It is a productivity system that helps you identify your most important and difficult tasks and getting them done first. In his book called ‘Eat That Frog!’, Brian Tracy posits that eating the frog is the best way to start your day. (1) According to Tracy,…

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How to Improve Time Management in 7 Simple Steps

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Are you overwhelmed with work? Do you spend hours working on tasks only to realize they aren’t even important? Are you always in a rush? If you answered “yes” to at least one of those questions, it’s about time you learned how to improve your time management! Here’s the thing. Time is your most valuable asset, and “lost time is never found again” (thanks Ben). If you’re not spending it…

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SMART Goals – What They Are and How to Write Them

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Why Is Goal-Setting Important? Goal-setting is an important part of life. As David McClelland pointed out in 1961, having a sense of achievement is one of the three main sources of motivation for humans(1). What better way to feel a sense of achievement than to actually achieve the goals that you’ve set for yourself?  However, setting goals blindly won’t help either. You have to hit the sweet spot when it…

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What Is Mind Mapping? The Best Tool for Visual Thinking

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Mind mapping is a visual tool that helps you organize your thoughts and ideas in an easy-to-read, graphic format. It’s a great way to brainstorm, plan projects, and organize. A mind map can be any type of diagram: pictorial, graphical, or even textual. The key characteristic of a mind map is its structure. Mind maps are made up of nodes (or “branches”) linked by lines called “connectors”. Nodes represent concepts,…

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6 of the Most Popular Project Management Methodologies

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The question of the ages—“which project management approach is the best?” Well, the jury is still out on this one. But we can give you the second best thing. Here’s a list of the most popular project management methodologies in the wild. Learn about their pros, cons, and use cases, and pick the one that’s the best fit for your team and the project you’re dealing with. But first, let’s…

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Building a Second Brain Review and Complete Guide

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Let’s face it. Many people interested in the productivity space are master procrastinators. After all, checking new productivity tools and hacks seems like a perfect excuse to put real work off. But that ends now! In this Building a Second Brain review, we revisit a personal knowledge management system from Thiago Forte that promises to put you into high gear to finally get stuff done! Is the book worth your…

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Waterfall Project Management: Your Complete Guide

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The Waterfall project management methodology is a “traditional” PM approach. Created in the 70s, the model is designed for clear-cut, linear projects with upfront requirements and firm milestones. While iterative methodologies like Agile have pushed Waterfall out of software development, the model is still popular in industrial, engineering, and construction projects. Here’s everything you need to know about the Waterfall methodology! 👇 🤔 What Is the Waterfall Project Management Methodology?…

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The Eisenhower Matrix: A Simple Method to Prioritize Your To-Do List

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The Eisenhower Matrix is the simplest method to help you prioritize your to-do list. It is a productivity method that was first used by the 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower was a very decorated individual and part of his success comes from him being able to prioritize tasks really well. Lets learn more about the tool that’s fit for a US president! What is the…

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Simple Productivity Tools to Empower ADHD Employees Working Remotely

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From getting work done efficiently, getting along with colleagues, to getting to meetings on time. These are some of the things we all struggle with on a typical workday. But what if you have ADHD and you work remotely?  366 million adults suffer from ADHD globally(1). If you’re one of them, chances are you’ve been facing a fair share of time management, focus, and organization challenges ever since work from…

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Mind Maps: Use Cases and Examples of How You Can Utilize Mind Maps in Your Personal and Professional Life

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You may be an expert, or perhaps you’re just starting out (no shame in that!). Mind mapping has many use cases and benefits. Today, we go through some of the use cases for you to unleash the full power of mind mapping. Check out some of these articles and mind map templates to help boost your productivity! 📘 Mind Map: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started ⌚ A Complete Guide…

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Mind Map: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started

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Mind maps are a simple and useful tool to use if you’re looking for a method to help with information recall. In this guide, we will go over everything you need to know about mind maps. Before you get started, check out these other articles on productivity methods that we’re sure you’ll find useful! 🍅 Pomodoro Technique Timer Inside Taskade ⏱ A Complete Guide to the Flowtime Technique 💪 Supercharge…

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Getting Things Done: Start Thinking About GTD as More Than Your To-Do List

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“Why can’t I get things done?” This is a common question that bounces around productivity forums and communities like r/gtd. And we can understand why. David Allen’s Getting Things Done® (GTD®) is not the easiest productivity system to bite into. But maybe the crux of the matter is that you’re simply thinking about GTD as “just another to-do list?” Whether you’re new to the Getting Things Done® (GTD®) methodology or…

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