For the last five or six years, I’ve been using a combination of Todoist and Trello to manage my various to do lists and projects but since Doist introduced Todoist Foundations last year, I’ve had to revise how I think about how I organise myself.Continue reading Todoist sections are a game-changer in how I organise myself
Although I now subscribe to the 12 Week Year approach to planning , one of my overall goals for 2020 is to read more.
I’ve got the year off to a good start reading Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky, the team behind the popular Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days.Continue reading Make Time
You know what it’s like—you’re not feeling well, you’re sitting in the GP’s surgery and she’s just asked if you’re okay with Penicillin.
Your mind goes blank.
I don’t know, am I? Shouldn’t your GP have this information on file?
I have a simple, portable solution.Continue reading Use a password safe to store your medication info
Every Sunday evening I sit down to review the previous week and plan the week ahead. This is my weekly review, a discipline that I adopted after reading Sally McGhee’s book Take Back Your Life in 2003.
One of the first things I do during my weekly review is read a document I wrote in October 2017 that I called The Discipline™. Occasionally, I update it to keep it fresh and relevant; it’s a living document.
It’s a reminder of what is important to me right now, what I should be focusing on. It’s like a little manifesto for my life—something to give me direction, to help me prioritise.Continue reading How I start my weekly review
My personal organisation system has evolved over the years in an iterative rather agile approach.
This post outlines the major building blocks of my current system.Continue reading An overview of my planning and productivity system in 2019