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Learn How to Form Better Habits With the Right Incentives!

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Today, with the help of science, you’ll learn how to form better habits using a handful of crafty incentives. You’ll discover a handful of classic productivity techniques, build a sustainable daily routine, and make sure that all those hard-earned habits stick for years to come. But first, we need to answer a few important questions. ⌛ How Long Does It Take To Form a Good Habit? Positive changes in life…

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Overwhelmed With Too Many Meetings? Slay The Dragon And Rescue Productivity!

15 Min Read

Before you ask: Yes, 2022 is another year of “too many meetings.” That means a high caffeine intake, low team engagement, and not enough time for meaningful work. The good news is, you can cut back on meeting duration/frequency and slay that time-gobbling dragon once and for all. But first, let’s crunch some numbers. 💡 Did you know the U.S. workforce holds a whooping 55 million meetings every week?(1) The…

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How to Ask Better Questions in Asynchronous Remote Team Collaboration

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As Socrates (apparently) once said: “The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing.” Figuring out how to ask better questions is a major advantage in the increasingly remote, asynchronous world. It’s also a tell-tale sign of good remote leaders who see beyond their competencies and aren’t afraid of childlike curiosity. According to psychologist and the author of Trusting What You’re Told: How Children Learn from Others Paul…

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Pomodoro Technique Timer Inside Taskade

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As the old proverb goes: “When life gives you tomatoes, make passata.” Learning how to use the Pomodoro technique timer will help do just that. Francesco Cirillo’s method is one of the classic productivity methods that will help master your attention span and focus on getting work done. In today’s article, we unpack Cirillo’s methodology and explain how to set up and use the Pomodoro technique timer in Taskade. So,…

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A Comprehensive Guide To Hierarchical Note-Taking

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No piece of information is created equal. Every time you take notes, create to-do lists, manage projects, or draft documents, you subconsciously process and organize information in a hierarchical way. Hierarchical note-taking is a method of capturing and organizing knowledge that’ll help you become more mindful of this process and use it for all things creative. In today’s article, we explore the concept of hierarchical note-taking and its benefits. You’ll…

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What Is Scrum Agile Project Management?

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Scrum is a framework designed to help teams collaborate on projects. In the same way rugby teams train for their big games, scrums encourage project teams to self-organize and use experiences to tackle problems while continuously improving each day. But that’s not all. It’s key to remember that Scrum is also a popular framework for implementing Agile. In Scrum, teams develop products in short iterations called sprints. This allows them…

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How to Organize and Manage Your Tasks in Hierarchies with a Project Outliner

14 Min Read

“What’s a project outliner?” If you’re here looking for an answer, it can only mean one thing–you need a better way to manage all your tasks, projects, and creative exploits. In the next chapter of “outlining” series, we cover everything you need to know to start your adventure with modern project outliner tools. You’ll master key outlining operations and learn how to visualize projects hierarchically to stay on top of…

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Music Helps You Focus. And Science Proves It!

18 Min Read

According to science, music helps you focus, promotes creativity, and improves memory. Impressed? In today’s article, we explore some of the best beats for work and studying and explore how you can use them to get more done. It’s time to create your very own productivity playlist for 2022! 🧘‍♀️ All the Cool Ways Music Helps You Focus 🎻 Classical Music and the Mozart Effect  Brahms, Pachelbel, Mozart, classical music…

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A Complete Review of Taskade And A Beginner’s Guide to Get You Started

17 Min Read

Are you itching to use Taskade for your next big project but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we have your back! This pocket guide will help you learn everything you need to know (and where to click!) to get work done, alone or with your team. 🐑 What Is Taskade? Have you ever wished you could manage work more holistically? You know, just get work done and collaborate…

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The History of Keyboard Shortcuts: A Hidden Superpower for Productivity

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Most of us don’t give keyboard shortcuts a second look, especially when it comes to classic combos like ⌘CTRL+C and ⌘/CTRL+V. But in all their modesty, keyboard shortcuts are a true productivity superpower. In today’s article, we take a closer look at the history of keyboard shortcuts and how those simple key combinations can boost your productivity. ⌨️ A Brief Look at the History of Keyboard Shortcuts “Wait… What Is…

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Need A Second Brain? Use The Feynman Technique to Learn And Build Anything!

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The Feynman Technique is one of the simplest yet effective ways to learn new things. Whether you’re into productivity, marketing, or quantum physics, this four-step framework will help you acquire knowledge in a refreshing and surprisingly humbling way. Learning things by heart sucks. It’s monotonous, uninspiring, and you’re likely to start bleeding key facts as soon as you don’t need them. And this is where the Feynman Technique, named after…

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How to Write a Digital Bullet Journal With Outliner Software

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In 2013, Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journal redefined the musty art of journaling and pushed it to the mainstream. In today’s article, we revisit the BuJo method and show you how to make a digital bullet journal using outlining software. 📓 Beyond BuJo… Hungry for more note-taking and productivity tips? Check other similar articles on the blog when you’re done reading. 🕰 Supercharge Your Workflow With Classic Productivity Methods 👨‍💻 Boost…

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