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I recently bought the eBook of Ryan Holiday's "The Obstacle is the Way", which I can highly recommend. It condenses some of the lessons of Stoicism, and from inspiring individuals in history, and applies them to ...

Index Card To-Do List

Paper Based, Simple

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  One thing we like to do is to interview people who have successfully used their To-Do systems for years. Who better to interview than an expert in managing human behaviour - a psychologist? We asked an ...

A Psychologist’s System

Interview, Paper Based

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This week I thought I'd write a slightly different post than the usual ones focusing on one, new system. I thought it might be interesting to cut to the chase (years after people's chase, in some cases), and survey ...

Pictures of To-Do Lists That Work!

Paper Based, Simple

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It's a fair question to ask a productivity junkie what systems they use themselves. And while I love my system like a friend (it has taken years of research to find one that has stuck), I was cautious in posting it here, ...

Paper + Mind Map + Smartphone

Email, iPhone, Mac systems, Paper Based, Unusual

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We all keep many types of lists, even if in our heads: our life priorities, our current objectives, our lifelong goals. More than likely we also neglect just as many of these lists! This is a method which can help keep ...

The All-In One System

iPhone, Mac systems, Paper Based, Simple

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This is one of my favorite to-do systems. It combines the neatness of digital systems, to the intuitiveness and immediacy of paper based to-do lists. This system uses erasable ink pens - I recommend these ones, that ...

Erasable Pen System

Paper Based, Simple

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This is perhaps the best to-do system for those who want a very simple technique - that nevertheless keeps your priorities in order. This system uses pen and paper optional word processor, or other digital writing ...

Michael Linenberger’s ‘Total Workday Control’

Outlook, Paper Based, Simple, Uncategorized

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This is a system I developed in 2011, to bring a sense of fun and flexibility to my work day. This system uses regular playing cards a black marker. Instructions 1. Buy a nice set of playing cards, that have ...

Playing Card System

Paper Based, Unusual