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Put an elastic band on your phone - Focus hack

Put a band on it

    A simple trick to keep your phone from hijacking your focus We’ve all been there – settling in to focus on an important task when suddenly our phone lights up with a notification. Before we know it, we’re sucked into a vortex of emails, social media posts, and cat videos, with our original intention a… Read More »Put a band on it

    The Do-or-Do-Nothing hack

    The Do-or-Do-Nothing productivity hack

      Working with ruthless focus As a knowledge worker, it’s easy to fall into the trap of constant distraction and diminished output. Social media, endless emails, household chores – the modern world bombards us with attention-stealing temptations at every turn. But what if a simple yet powerful antidote existed? Enter the Do-or-Do-Nothing method This laser-focused approach,… Read More »The Do-or-Do-Nothing productivity hack

      Timeboxing

      The power of Timeboxing

        Notifications, emails, and the allure of multitasking can lead to a phenomenon known as “attention residue”—the cognitive burden that remains when shifting from one task to another. This residue can significantly impact productivity and the quality of your work. A simple yet potent strategy to combat this issue is timeboxing. Timeboxing involves allocating specific, uninterrupted… Read More »The power of Timeboxing

        The ABCDE prioritization method

        The ABCDE prioritization method

          Use the power of prioritization to achieve your goals Is your never-ending to-do list making you feel overwhelmed and stuck? What if there was a simple hack to help you cut through the clutter and focus on what truly matters? Enter the ABCDE method, a powerful tool for prioritizing your goals and activities. Step 1:… Read More »The ABCDE prioritization method

          Winston Churchill portrait

          Do what’s required!

            The Dunkirk Evacuation is one of the most remarkable stories of World War II. In May 1940, British and Allied forces found themselves trapped on the Dunkirk beaches, surrounded by the advancing German army. Evacuation seemed impossible, with limited resources and the Luftwaffe dominating the skies. The official plan, Operation Dynamo, aimed to evacuate 45,000… Read More »Do what’s required!

            Eat the frog

            Eat the frog

              One of the most common challenges we face in our daily lives is getting things done. We all have to-do lists that seem to get longer, and figuring out where to start can be overwhelming. Mark Twain had a different approach. He once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to… Read More »Eat the frog

              One goal focus for happiness

              Tomorrow I will focus on…

                When you’re a parent, mornings can be like a scene from a horror movie. The kids are screaming, breakfast is a battlefield, and you have a million things to remember before you even leave the house. When you finally get to the office, you’re greeted with countless emails, overdue tasks, and a screaming boss. Don’t… Read More »Tomorrow I will focus on…