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Discussion on: How To Boost Your Productivity & Get Sh*t Done

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Andrew Grothe

Interesting indeed. I've come to some of the same conclusions over the past few months. A daily written todo list is very powerful. A finite amount of willpower is so true. I now try to schedule all meetings for afternoons when I've run out of steam and block my mornings for getting stuff done.

I've also found the pomodoro really good. I don't like setting a timer, but anytime my concentration starts to wander I take a short break and return with more focus.

Something I've also found useful is deliberate context switches. If I'm not getting anywhere on a coding task, I'll get some document reviews out of the way, or vice versa. Something about a completely unrelated task helps with a reset.