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What is the optimum number of tasks in a day to be productive?

I have read that one must only work on 3 major tasks within a day to be productive. Is there any truth to this or even anecdotal evidence? Or maybe there's some other magic number? I do feel it ...
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Best Practices for returning to a complex task?

I have alot of complex tasks, and sometimes they get lost in the shuffle and I forget to return to them. One thing I know helps in returning to a complex task is using a session manager (examples: ...
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Important long-run goals vs urgent tasks

I noticed that small tasks are eating the large ones, even if the last are more important in a longer run. Things that have no deadlines and have no clear structure (e.g. learn Spanish, do some ...
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Handle unexpected delays and new tasks

I am still practicing with productivity methods, so I am not very familiar with terminology and techniques... maybe it's all already written in a technique I have not learned yet. My question is ...