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Getting More Done
Basic E-mail Management
E-mail is a huge distraction. Unless answering messages is your job, check and answer your messages only two or three times a day. Let people know that if it can't wait, they should call you.
Begin Your Workday At the End Of It
At the end of every day, set yourself up so that your next morning will go smoothly.
I Will Do One Thing Today
At the beginning of your day, pick the one crucial thing you HAVE to accomplish that day. And get it done. You can make another One Thing list when you're finished.
Inbox Zero: How To Become an E-mail Ninja
Promptly delete, act on, or file every message that comes in.
Maximize Your Productivity Throughout the Day
Know your own rhythms and take advantage of them.
You work for 30 minutes with absolutely no distractions. Then you break for 5 minutes. Repeat as necessary.
Remember the Milk
Track and organize all your tasks in one place.
Todoist is a browser plug in and app for your phone that lets you create a to do list with due dates. It gives you the ability to look at completed items. If you subscribe to the Premium service, you can filter by projects and priorities, attach files, and more.
Pick The Brain: Motivation and Self-Improvement