Many of the important topics in the book are described in greater detail at different locations here at 2Time Labs. For a list of some of the important concepts discussed, see the list below.
- smartphone abuse
- productivity vs. convenience
- our own system vs. someone else/guru’s system
- our own system vs. a non-existent system
- self-taught vs. other-taught
- office designed for productivity vs. office designed to cut costs
- hardest part is changing habits vs. hardest part is learning new concepts
- flow state
- time demands vs. stuff
- 7 Fundamentals / 11 Fundamentals
- balanced self-created systems vs. uneven self-created systems
- habit change planning
- habit change support
- a ladder of skills
- being responsive to an increase in time demands vs. being static
- being responsive to new technology vs. being static
- relying on colleagues for habit support
I started making this list when I began the book then added to it as I went along. My first thought was to put as many links as I could find from my materials to each of these topics, but I soon realized that it would limit the reader to my selective memory, plus block the joy of discovering new ideas that comes from meandering through a content-rich blog.
Join the discussion forums on this page to explore any of these ideas in greater depth. In every case of which I am aware, there is some research that underlies and supports each topic, although it may not come directly from the field of time management.