Solutions at a Glance

Here are mini problems/solutions organized around common scenarios.

A-Z Productivity Solutions at a Glance

Summary Table of Challenges

Category Items
  • How to get started on something
  • How to take action more often
  • How to avoid analysis paralysis
  • How to improve your ability to take action
Efficiency and Effectiveness
  • How to boost your productivity levels
  • How to improve efficiency
  • How to improve effectiveness
Energy Management
  • How to set boundaries
  • How to deal with resistance
  • How to find your passion
  • How to improve your energy
  • How to maintain your energy for the long haul
  • How to use your energy effectively
  • How to find your strengths
  • How to play to your strengths
  • How to manage expectations
  • How to set expectations
  • How to reset expectations
  • How to improve your focus
  • How to change your focus
  • How to find your flow
Goals and Objectives
  • How to find your purpose
  • How to set goals
  • How to set SMART goals
  • How to fail forward
  • How to avoid learned helplessness
  • How to learn and respond
  • How to use monthly improvement sprints
  • How to motivate yourself
  • How to stay positive
  • How to switch gears
  • How to beat perfectionism
  • How to beat procrastination
  • How to find effective metaphors
  • How to test the potential of an opportunity
  • How to experiment more often
  • How to innovate in your approach
  • How to create effective buffers
  • How to create a work breakdown structure
  • How to estimate time
  • How to plan for distractions and disruptions
  • How to avoid plan rigor mortis
  • How to prioritize
  • How to prioritize what gets done first
  • How to triage your issues
Reference Information
  • How to factor reference from action
  • How to avoid information overload
  • How to improve your information management
  • How to improve your self-awareness
  • How to understand and use your strengths
  • How to understand and avoid your weaknesses
  • How to find your blind spots
  • How to learn your personal success patterns
  • How to learn your personal anti-patterns
  • How to choose strategies for more effective results
  • How to shift from time-based to value-based
  • How to shift from productivity to results
  • How to flow incremental value
  • How to shift to timeboxing
  • How to shift to strengths from weaknesses
  • How to pace yourself
Task Management
  • How to manage your tasks
  • How to prioritize your tasks
  • How to manage your plate
  • How to say no
Time Management
  • How to improve time management
  • How to wake up earlier
  • How to create buffers
  • How to make time for what’s important
  • How to improve work-life balance
  • How to design your day
  • How to design your week