How to impose order on the chaos that results from having so many different communication tools.
I keep a pocket notebook with me at all times, for writing down anything and everything. My notebooks contain things I need to do around the house, article outlines, business ideas, meeting notes, and more. I like thin, pocket-sized notebooks because they are easier to carry and because it only takes 2–3 weeks to fill them […]
That’s what adding purpose to your day is all about. When you write down your Most-Important Tasks, you are saying to yourself “this is what today is for.”
Remember the Milk’s powerful Smart Lists feature makes it easy to use it to track your most important tasks.
Yes, your daily list of your Most-Important Tasks is like a magic ring that will enslave all other productivity systems and bend them to your will. It won’t make you invisible, though.
Humans have been making lists for as long as there has been writing. Umberto Eco called the list “the origin of culture.” What does culture want? To make infinity comprehensible. It also wants to create order — not always, but often. And how, as a human being, does one face infinity? How does one attempt […]