By the end of Day 2 of The Action Machine I’d come to a different idea about setting up my timers. Having one for ‘maintenance’ is too distracting. I don’t need to be reminded about checking email, logging into my various accounts, upgrades, updates, data backup, etc. They’re already like breathing. … [continued]
With The Action Machine, I set a variety of small maintenance tasks on their own timers, decided that was too complicated and lumped them all into one called Maintenance. I’m testing this at 1 hour/day: email, logging into various accounts, data backup.
That’s an hour a day spent just treading water. I’m hoping to lower that. … [continued]
In talking previously about managing your time, I suggested that you make a list first thing in the morning (or the night before) about what your plans are for that day. Say, rather than get carried away trying to manage endless to-do lists all the way into next month and next year. … [continued]