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Essential tools for productivity (and knowing when to try the new toy)

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Essential tools for productivity (and knowing when to try the new toy)

  1. 1. ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR PRODUCTIVITY WordCamp DC 2017 TARA CLAEYS @design_tlc
  2. 2. WHY BE PRODUCTIVE?
  3. 3. The Brain
  4. 4. EAT THE FROG You Don't Have a Productivity Problem You Have a Priority Problem
  5. 5. Getting Things Done Write It Down
  6. 6. RULE OF 3
  7. 7. MULTI-TASKING
  8. 8. HABITS Cue Routine Reward
  9. 9. BASIC TOOLS Sleep Exercise Happiness Meditation “No”
  10. 10. Tara’s PREP Method Purge Review Elect PLAN
  11. 11. EMAIL Check Email 3x/Day Inbox Pause
  12. 12. EMAIL Actionable? Respond Delegate Defer
  13. 13. EMAIL Respond <2 Minutes Canned Responses
  14. 14. EMAIL Delegate/Defer Boomerang
  15. 15. EMAIL Delegate/Defer To DoIst
  16. 16. EMAIL Delete/Filter - <1 Minute
  17. 17. TIME SAVERS Hotkeys, Keywords, Text Expansion, Automated Tasks Alfred Hazel Last Pass
  18. 18. WEB TOOLS Bookmarks Pocket
  19. 19. SCHEDULING & TIME Paper & Pen Google Calendar Toggl
  20. 20. Toggl: Google Calendar & Gmail Integration
  21. 21. SCHEDULING & TIME Calendly Rescue Time
  22. 22. WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT Wireframeapp.io Sketch Invision Google Docs (WordPress.com for Google Docs) Workspaces
  23. 23. Tara’s PREP Method Purge Review Elect PLAN
  24. 24. QUESTIONS? TARA CLAEYS @design_tlc
  25. 25. RESOURCES APPS/TOOLS Boomerang Inbox Pause Gmail Canned Responses Toggl Rescue Time Last Pass Pocket ToDoIst Alfred (Text Expander) Hazel (Unroll.me)
  26. 26. RESOURCES APPS/TOOLS WordPress.com for Google Docs Wireframeapp.io Sketch Invision Workspaces
  27. 27. RESOURCES BOOKS Eat The Frog, Brian Tracey The Productivity Project, Chris Bailey Getting Things Done, David Allen The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg Smarter, Faster, Better, Charles Duhigg

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