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Work from a calendar, not a To-Do list.

Want to get shit done? Throw out your notebook and open your iCal.

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My old notepad of daily and weekly To-Do lists…

The short answer is: Good time management.

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Trick #1: Copy & Paste.

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Trick #2: Colour code your calendar.

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Trick #3: Know how long to block distractions.

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Trick #4: Bundle similar jobs or ‘mindsets’.

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This is a very unhelpful clock.

Trick #5: Having an end time/date forces you to get it done.

Remember:

Professionals stick to the schedule.
Amateurs let life get in the way.

New York-based Australian Comedian & Cartoonist for the New Yorker. Obsessed with Productivity Hacks, the Creative Process, and the Oxford Comma.

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