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I am THE Productivityist. Helping busy, driven people filter their focus + craft their time better than ever. Learn what I tweet about via the link below.
Sep 25, 2022 8 tweets 2 min read
Here They Are: The 5 Ingredients for Personal Productivity.

You absolutely need to use two of these ingredients to make a palatable productivity process but if you add any or all of the other three you’ll make a much better meal.

Let's go. AWARENESS
Without this you won’t be able to cook anything. It’s the ingredient that makes you realize something is either working well or needs improvement. It may not offer much beyond that on its own, but it's the ingredient that kicks the rest of the recipe in motion.
Sep 24, 2022 18 tweets 3 min read
THIS IS WHAT YOU DO

You get up at whatever time you need to get up. Maybe it’s early because you go to bed early and want those morning hours for yourself or maybe it’s later because you’re more of a night owl and thrive in the evening hours. You grab some form of breakfast. Sometimes it’s whatever you can throw together. Sometimes it’s something you prepared in advance. Sometimes it’s drive-thru.
Sep 23, 2022 5 tweets 1 min read
I have a "time ownership" challenge for you.

Read through this short thread if you're up for it. STEP 1: Identify ONE area where you excel.

Prince excelled as a musician, which is pretty broad. But he was also a tremendous guitarist (Eric Clapton called him the best guitarist in the world). Figure out your one area and write it down at the top of a sheet of paper.
Sep 22, 2022 13 tweets 3 min read
I’m not a fan of the term "to do" (or "to-do"). It just doesn't resonate with me. I know the term is clearly a part of the lexicon, but I'm at a point where I'd like to adjust peoples’ vocabulary when and where I can. I think I can start with these 3 alternatives. 🧵 1/13 TASK

This is probably the easiest to adopt because it's already used by different apps and tools that help you get things done. The interesting thing about the word "task" is while it can mean a single item it can also mean a single item with many variables inside of it. 🧵 2/13