Today's round-up includes:

  • Workload and calendar management
  • System experiments
  • Chronotypes
  • Finitude
  • Tools
  • And much more...

System Experiments

I've had a week off, so alongside some magnificent Lego building, I've been conducting a few productivity system experiments. This is probably because my calendar was a little clearer than usual (a distinct absence of calendar Tetris this week).

The systems I've been exploring are my task, project, and personal knowledge management systems.

Here's what I've been trying for tasks and projects:

And here's my updated PKM:

Ask me anything 😀


  • iA Presenter: I'm in the beta and have five invites - email me if you'd like one.
  • Sunsama: I've been using Sunsama for a week, and... dare I say it... I think it might be The One. I'll share my experience next week.


Chronotypes: Is it better to be a night owl or an early bird?
Our preferred sleeping patterns affect both our mental health and our productivity. To make the most of your time and your energy, it is therefore essential to understand your chronotype.
Four Thousand Weeks
A tribute to the book by Oliver Burkeman, an exploration of time management in the face of human finitude, and addressing the anxiety of “getting everything done.”
How I Finally Made Sense of Todoist’s Priority Levels
A technique that extends beyond Todoist to help you prioritise well.
How I use Notion and Todoist together to get more done — Addie Johnson
How to Get More Things Done by Using Todoist and Notion Together


That's a Wrap

As always, thanks for reading.

Hit reply and let me know what you found most helpful this week - I’d love to hear from you.

See you next weekend.

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