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How my book can help app designers

When I wrote my book, I had a hunch that it could prove to be useful to designers of productivity apps, devices, planners and other aids. I didn’t exactly know how, but I saw instances where a poor understanding of






Posted in Designers and Developers

The Warned and Informed Selves

Top productivity today means setting up ways to manage specific kinds of information. In the prior article on the Interrupted Self (part of The Notified Self), I described the need to set up interruptions so that you never run late






Posted in New Ideas / Research

How High Performers Convert Single Behaviors into Habits

There’s no way to achieve long-term professional success without learning how to convert critical behaviors into habits. It’s a skill that’s not taught in the workplace, even though it’s key to accomplishing all worthwhile goals. How can you develop this






Posted in New Ideas / Research

Updated Infographic comparing Listers and Schedulers

The originalarticle can be found here.




Posted in New Ideas / Research

The Notified Self is Now Launched

Ever since the completion of Perfect Time-Based Productivity, I have known that I left some gaps in its coverage of the 11 Fundamentals. If you have read the book you may have noticed – I have lots of detailed experience






Posted in New Ideas / Research

A Mind Map of Perfect Time-Based Productivity

Eric Bouchet is no casual reader of Perfect Time-Based Productivity. He’s a French native who has a real passion for productivity. Over several weeks, he went through the book in detail and converted the concepts into a mindmap which can






Posted in Presenting the Book

Can Time Be Managed? A Project Nears Completion

In Perfect Time-Based Productivity, I glossed over an assertion that’s been made by a number of notable people, including David Allen, Dr. Brigitte Claessens and Earl Nightingale. It boils down the following: Time cannot be managed, therefore time management is






Posted in New Ideas / Research

Put on Your Thinking Cap! [Guest post]

Most people arrive at their desks and the only thing scheduled in their calendars are meetings; that is, places to put their bodies.  If you are slightly more evolved in the management of your time and productivity, then along with






Posted in Master - Advanced Schedulers

Answers on Quora

I just put a post up on the 2Time Labs website with links to some interesting time-based productivity questions I have been answering on Quora – the question and answer, social website. I invite you to come on over as






Posted in New Ideas / Research

Dr. Melanie Wilson interview on SkedPal [podcast]

I sat down a few days ago to have an in-depth chat with Dr. Melanie Wilson about the different ways we are using SkedPal. It was a fascinating conversation that really just scratched the surface of what we have discovered






Posted in Podcasts