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The smart phone has equal power to help or demolish productivity. With great power comes great responsibility... The trick is in how you use it. Here is how I keep it from distracting me: Turn off notifications Only check email twice per day (I only check on my desktop unless travelling) Turn sound off during peak focus times Here are a few ways it does ...


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a way that will maximize my productivity by reducing clutter and easing the process of finding things. Instead of spending time organizing everything in a dense hierarchy, spend that time giving them descriptive filenames and then use a search tool like Everything to find them. It takes me less than 5 seconds to find and open a file because I have the ...


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Turn off Notifications. This is better use of time since you will use phone only in your free time, maximizing productivity


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I decided to flatten my trees. Whereas before I would have: MyFiles\code\javascript\Angular\MuckingAroundProject1 MyFiles\code\python\FileRenamer MyFiles\home\holidays I now have: C:\mine\projects\holidays C:\mine\projects\FileRenamer C:\mine\projects\MuckingAroundProject1 The problem with that is that there is no categorisation. To solve that, I ...


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I have created folders in email page itself on different topics like FeedBlitz, Android, etc. These are shown on the left hand side of the page. Moved the mails into the topics. A. S. Bhasker Raj Bangalore India


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I do something similar to @Kramii for my work-related files. At the top level, I keep only four folders: Clients, Operations, Projects, and Resources. Everything goes into one of these folders because they can't simultaneously by a reference file associated with a specific Client and part of my own company's internal Operations, for example. Try applying ...


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I suggest: Create three folders on your drive, one called "games", one called "projects" and one called "unsorted". Copy all your files into "unsorted". Whenever you work on a project file in "unsorted", create a folder under "projects" for that project, and copy the file in there, removing it from "unsorted". Similarly, before you play a game, create a ...


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The Forest app does miracles for me. You "grow a tree" by starting the app, the tree/bush starts to grow and if you quit the app, for example by making a call or by using the phone for any purpose, before the time runs out (depends on you 10-120 minutes), you kill the tree. You have daily and weekly stats so you know how it went. Plus, if someboy calls you, ...


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arbtt seems to match your requirements. Configurable rules sort applications into tags, based on the active window but background ones can also be taken into account The docs show how to configure an idle timer. Hopefully this tracks both keyboard and mouse activity. Generates nice graphs with arbtt-graph (demo here) See also ulogme (screenshots here), ...



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