Finance is definitely an important part of our life. It’s impossible to be an effective person without being effective in our finance. One of the main issue in finance is determining whether to spend or not. This is an important issue to consider. Spending money on something unnecessary is wrong, but not spending money on something necessary is equally wrong.
Everyone wants to be productive. That’s why there are so many productivity systems and tools out there. But what is the key to productivity? Believe it or not, the key to productivity is amazingly simple: Actually do what you need to do That’s it. No more, no less. Just actually do what you need to do.
Your inputs determine your outputs. If your input is bad, your output will be bad. If your input is good, your output will also be good. Therefore, never let anything bad come into your mind. Allow only the best resources to take your “time share” and especially your “mind share”. But how do you do that? With the abundance of information around you how can you make sure that only the best resources get into your mind? Well, this is also my question and here are some things I’ve found to be effective:
The Top 50 Productivity Blogs (most of which you haven’t heard about)Leo from Zen Habits put together a list of top 50 productivity blogs. I’m glad to see that there are so many good resources on productivity. It’s a great honor that this blog is also included in the list. Thanks, Leo! Zen To Done (ZTD): The Ultimate Simple Productivity SystemAnother great article from Zen Habits. Many people use the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology, but It’s not without its flaws. This article outlines an alternative system called Zen To Done (ZTD) which deals with some weaknesses in GTD.
Ideas are precious. Especially in this Internet age where many things quickly becomes commodity, ideas are what set you apart and keep you ahead of the pack. You need to always have good and fresh ideas. Unfortunately, we often cannot anticipate when an idea will come. Suddenly, out of the blue, comes the idea. It doesn’t care whether you are at home, on the road, or in the office. It doesn’t care what you are doing. It just comes. Even worse, it will quickly go. And once it goes, chance is it will never come back. So the challenge is capturing those ideas during its short visit without ever letting it go.