27 April 2011

10 best tricks for fooling yourself to work

Amazon: Moleskine 2012 18 Month Weekly Planner Horizontal Red Hard Cover How many "ten best productivity tips" articles have we read in our lives? Enough to know they are compulsively addictive, but not necessarily effective. This post from the creators of Swift To-Do List software, however, stands apart as truly entertaining and wise. You may not follow all of its tips, but one or two will almost certainly motivate you to get back to work.

Thank you, @iMelissaBrunet, for the tip!

Read the full post: 10 best tricks of fooling myself to work – Dextronet Blog

Related: Three essential tools for clearing mental clutter

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A few more pointless blog comments and then i'll be ready to read this list.

But not before at least 30 minutes on Twitter or Facebook. Preferably both.

I set a timer for 15 minutes. Gets me going every time.

Great ideas, all of them. My best ones are - putting my most important tasks on paper so that it's visually there, and planning realistically. When I used to plan too many things in my day, I'd get overwhelmed and not as productive.

Limiting my time in social media to 5 mins every hour as a mental break helps too.

so I need to log off from here and get busy with work...ahh...

If you're like most people, you've probably thought about how nice it would be to work at home, to work for yourself without having to answer to anyone else. Imagine getting up in the morning and being able to plan your own day - to do the things that you want to do.

Despite its growing popularity, the business of publishing local community magazines is not covered to any great extent on the internet and there are very few web sites where you can get informal advice and communicate with like-minded people.

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