Personal vision, regular reviews, habits and Obsidian – how I try to keep myself organised and focused

In 2018, I wrote a blog post which turned out to be one of my most popular: How I stay organised using Trello, Kanban, GTD and Inbox Zero. A lot has changed in the past 6 years! Wunderlist is no more. Trello has been acquired by Atlassian. I am no longer using personal Kanban. And […]

Busy bandwagon and infinity pools – minimise these two things to make time for what matters

One of the best books I have read in the past decade is Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky. The book explores techniques to help readers “focus on what matters every day”, and it has had a big influence on how I try to spend my time. This blog post covers the two […]

How I stay organised using Trello, Kanban, GTD and Inbox Zero

In this post, I’m going to explain my system for keeping myself organised and productive.  This system has been working well for me for the past two years, and I have helped a number of people to set it up for themselves.  

Getting things done with Wunderlist

Wunderlist is a free-to-use task management tool.  Available on desktop, web browsers, smartphone and more recently the Apple Watch, it allows you to stay organized wherever you are.  Initially created in Germany it is one of my favorite productivity tools, and after it’s recent acquisition by Microsoft, it should be around for a while to come.  Here I explore […]