Category Archives: Productivity

The Overlooked Variable of Time Management

When we think about time management, the first thing that comes to mind is planning. Planning is a critical part of time management, but not the only component. The other component of time management is the willpower to follow up with your plans. You might analyze and prioritize your projects and plan them in your […]

Optimize the Execution of Your Plans with This Simple Exercise

We can divide time management into two parts. Time Management = Planning + Willpower We can handle the planning part in three steps. Analysis Prioritization Scheduling I explained each step of the planning part in the previous two posts of this series. The Simple Formula of Time Management What Gets Scheduled Gets Done Willpower Planning […]

What Gets Scheduled Gets Done

In yesterday’s post, I shared the simple formula of time management. Time Management = Planning + Willpower I split planning into three steps. Analysis Prioritization Scheduling I explained the analysis and prioritization steps in yesterday’s post. Today’s post will be about the third step, scheduling. What Is Scheduling? By scheduling, I mean the planning of […]

The Simple Formula of Time Management

Do you have time management challenges? Do you read a lot about time management, but don’t make much progress? If you answer yes to those questions, you’re not alone. I was exactly at the same point until I came up with my own system. Time Management Is a Complex Problem We treat time management as […]

How to Beat the Technology

The working day of the average office staff consists of one big chat and social media session with brief interruptions of actual work. If that sounds like you, let me tell you one thing: “you’re doomed.” You’re also bringing down your colleagues, family, and community with yourself. In my previous post, I explained how technology […]

How to Eradicate Distraction from Your Life

We live in the age of distraction. We carry a weapon of mass distraction in our pockets, our smartphones. All the distractions out there are stealing our most valuable commodity, our time. Time is the building block of our lives and the distractions are killing us slowly by stealing our time. We live our lives […]

3 Step Daily Productivity Formula

Time is the building block of our lives. It is the most valuable commodity. It is irreplaceable. Once it is spend, it can’t be recovered. This post is about a practical method to make the most of our working days. It is the most effective productivity method I’ve come across. What goes wrong in our […]

Burak Bilgin

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