Productivity Mind Map / Notes

  • Prepare your day the night before: 1) use Chunking or the Pomodoro technique to schedule breaks, 2) know what time you’re most productive and plan accordingly, 3) set a hard stop for work (to prevent procrastination)
  • End of day productivity audit/journaling
  • Sleep 8hrs
  • Exercise
  • Meditate
  • Use keyboard shortcuts
  • Meal prep (eat healthily)
  • Improve typing speed
  • “Two Minute” rule: It takes less time than having to get back to it later.
  • Don’t multitask. Focus on one thing at a time.
  • Close all extra tabs/screens
  • Get rid of distractions, turn off phone, notifications, etc
  • Outsource as much as you can
  • Automate as much as you can
  • Using the Eisenhower Box
  • Turning the temperature down or moving to a cooler place is an easy way to focus your mind and body.
  • outfitting an office with aesthetically pleasing elements — like plants — can increase productivity by up to 15%.
  • Take notes if you like it or want to remember it
  • Speechify for online content
  • Listen to audiobook while reading book to capture highlights but get through it faster.
  • Kindle + Alexa for free audio reading
  • Readwise for highlights + recall
  • Make it a standup or walking meeting
  • Start on time, end on time
  • Require/make schedule beforehand.
  • Avoid as many as possible, make as small as possible if scheduling

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