Why Email Alerts Almost Always Cause Addiction

Reading Time: 3 minutes E-mail alerts (notifications, beeps and badges) are evil little suckers. They create addiction and fuel the widespread misuse and overuse of email seen in workplaces today. Here’s 2 reasons why …

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GTD Contexts: Are They Redundant In The Digital Age?

Reading Time: 4 minutes When David Allen wrote Getting Things Done®, he physically had to be at the office to write a memo. It made sense to only access those tasks marked as @office. In the digital age, the original logic of GTD contexts has stopped making sense …

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Warning: Do You Keep Groundhog Day Emails In Your Inbox?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever had an email that seemed to linger like a bad smell? You may have read it a number of times. Ignored it. Kept it hidden or compulsively put it aside ‘just in case’. If so, you may be dealing with a Groundhog Day email!

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To-do Apps: Do You Make This Mistake?

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than likely you’ve heard the expression “cart before the horse”. It’s an analogy for putting things in the wrong order. Nowadays, I treat my to-do app as the cart and my way of working as my horse. But I never used to…

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What Tetris Taught Me About Email

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tetris is one of the most successful and influential video games of all times. It is simple in design and highly addictive in nature. The faster you clear lines, the faster shapes fall. Quicker. Faster. More random. Until eventually you lose control, your screen is piled high …

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