Productivity

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Fixed schedule productivity in academics

Tired of working nights and weekends as a faculty member? The concept of fixed-schedule productivity might help. »

Grading with GTD

How can we get academic grading under control so it doesnt take over our lives? The core habits of Getting Things Done can help. »

Using Google Drive, Mendeley, Evernote, and Trello to manage a remote collaborative research project

In working on a major literature review project for my sabbatical with a remote collaborator, I rigged several useful online resources together to provide a usable framework to get the work done. »

Dealing with academic email

Either we profs are in charge of our email, or it's in charge of us. »

Reading research articles the GTD way

Breaking the reading of a research article down into 8 distinct steps can make reading easier and more productive. »