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The Productivity Habits by Ben Elijah

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TRIGGERS

CAPTURED INFORMATION THAT NEEDN’T BE ACTED ON OR DEFERRED

Consider the processing habit - a list of unprocessed tasks and a very simple vocabulary of verbs to apply to them:

  • Delete
  • Archive
  • Do
  • Defer

The only one I haven’t addressed so far is “archive”. I’ve noticed that people often neglect to get into the habit of using a good archiving process, even once their tasks are under control. I think archiving is very important. You might often have ideas, notes or pieces of information that don’t necessarily imply a specific intention, but ...

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