DISCOVER THE TOP 10 APPS AND TOOLS OF PRODUCTIVITY PROS

Aaron Lynn

Work the System Book Review

Books
Work the System Book Review

Work the System is a book that I read years ago and keep referring back to over time. While it’s better known as the book on business systemization, it’s much more than that.

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Getting to Personal Flow

Productivity
Getting to Personal Flow

One of the things that we’ve been developing recently at Asian Efficiency are the ideas behind Team Productivity. And the big secret, is that Team Productivity begins with Individual Productivity – or Personal Flow.

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Typing Speed for Fluid Thought

Productivity
Typing Speed for Fluid Thought

Here’s a very brief blog post about the importance of being able to type fast to capture our best and most fluid ideas.

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How to Read Books Consistently, Every Day

Systems
How to Read Books Consistently, Every Day

Continuous learning, and learning something new every day is one of the most important things for not only remaining productive, but for growing ourselves as human beings as well. And part of this is getting into the habit of reading – regularly, consistently, and every single day. Why is this important? When we read, we’re […]

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Mind Mapping for Condensing Material

Systems
Mind Mapping for Condensing Material

Mind maps have a lot of different uses in modern-day knowledge work, and in this guide I want to highlight one very specific use that mind maps were simply built for: condensing and consolidating material.

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Clearing Excess Tasks

Habits
Clearing Excess Tasks

Sometimes, we get stuck on a project, an assignment or in pursuit of a goal – and we just can’t figure out why. Everything else is the same – the same systems, the same level of focus, the same work ethic… but for some reason, things just aren’t moving. This is usually caused by what […]

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Real World Examples of Clear to Neutral

Habits
Real World Examples of Clear to Neutral

A couple of years ago, Thanh coined the term “Clear to Neutral” to describe the process of resetting things to a Ready state either right after you were done with something or right before you started on something. In this article I want to expand on the original concept and look at some real-world examples […]

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