Urgency Kills Valuable Productivity

Struggling with how to prioritize everything on your plate today?

If you’re like me, you probably can’t do urgent tasks effectively knowing that there are high-impact / high-value items you should be working on.

Urgency tends to kill valuable productivity. There are always things that feel urgent. Focus on them, and you’ll never get to your high value tasks.

Start with the things that will have the greatest impact. Define a stopping point before you begin. Work until you hit that stopping point.

Finish your day with what needs to be done before tomorrow.

You’ll thank yourself later.

Dad Habits

I love my son. Without a doubt, he is one of the few best things that ever happened to me. The smiles he brings into our home and the giggles and laughter (and even sometimes the fits he throws) all ultimately bring loads of joy into our home.

20 mos. old and practically a toddler, he’s running around the house and repeating words and short phrases. By the time he’s in bed and we’ve wrapped up dinner, its usually only a few hours until we need to hit the hay ourselves.

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How I Use My Everything Notebook(s)

I recently found inspiration in Reddit, of all places. I stumbled back into the social network mostly out of necessity, as it’s the only real community where solid support for some applications I use exists (Niagara Launcher, Notion).

In my perusing, I found some fantastic ‘subreddits’, including, but not limited to, r/ProductManagement, r/EDC, and the ‘sub’ where I got some inspiration for my new organizational method, r/bulletjournal.

You might have read the title for this post and thought to yourself, “Everything Notebooks? If it’s used for everything, then why do you need more than one?”

Valid question.

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