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#52Tech Week 33–Outline Lists with Workflowy

For week 33 of the #52Tech series, Workflowy is highlighted.

Firstoff – I’m not a huge fan of Workflowy anymore. Some other reviewers have loved it, others hated it. Workflowy – or any outliner – is a bit like vegemite in that respect – you either love it or hate it, there appears no middle-ground.

If you don’t get on with the Workflowy format, in Week 34 I’ll be profiling some alternatives.

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Productivity Fortnight 18

Productivity Fortnight+1– Writing Productively

In the past three weeks, this website has published 15 different posts on the subject of productivity. Although many of those posts have included relevant links and tips for writers, sometimes a whole heap of different techniques and tips just gets lost in the noise.

Today here’s a very brief recommendation for minimal impact, on how a writer might process some of these tools into their own writing routines, and benefit for it. For newer writers of larger projects like a novel, non-fiction ebook, or series of blog posts (like this one).

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Productivity Fortnight 11

Productivity Fortnight+1: FHWW and The 3 P’s

FHWW or The 4-Hour Work Week is a reknowned lifestyle design book by Tim Ferriss. The book contains some hacks for maximising productivity with the overall objective of cutting down a work week to four hours.

The FHWW productivity concepts include several well-known principles such as Pareto’s, Parkinson’s Law and timing techniques like Pomodoro, which will be discussed in this post also.

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Productivity Fortnight 10

#52Tech & Productivity Fortnight+1: Priorities and Decision Making

Some tasks are easy to prioritise – they must be done first because other tasks lead off, or are dependent on their completion. But others aren’t as easily prioritised and ordered into our days.

Today’s posts look at some productivity systems which can help in decision making and prioritisation of work tasks. At the bottom, some tips also.  And being a #52Tech post as well, naturally there are a couple of good apps for that.

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