Productivity

These posts are about productivity and focusing on your priority.

How I manage my todos

Feb 4, 2020

To manage my todos, I use a mishmash of Getting Things Done, Bullet Journal and personal likings. I try to capture todos with whatever of these three methods is most convenient at the time Paper: I use squared paper and three symbol types,...


How to write emails

Feb 2, 2020

Writing good emails is the key competency in any job in my opinion. Here is my checklist on how to craft good emails and one example. Make it scannable. Lead with your ask. Establish your credibility. Propose next steps. Give a deadline. If asking a...


Distraction-free Email with Mailmate on Mac

Jan 31, 2020

Email can eat up all your attention or can be a power tool to purposefully connect with your world. Setting a timebox is my tactic. I only read and answer mails in this slot. During the day I still want to send and find emails, so I want to avoid seeing...


How to use Apple Calendar with Pomodoro

Jan 29, 2020 • Last updated: Feb 2, 2020

Breaking down your day in many small 25 minutes blocks is called Pomodoro. Visualizing and managing these blocks can be challenging. Luckily Apple Calendar helps with it. These are my best practices: Create an extra calendar just for day planning...