8 min read · Jul 12th · These great apps will help you organize your digital life, avoid unwanted distractions, and more.
As an answer to all the cruft that Google’s email service has built up over the past 17 years, Simplify Gmail is a revelation.
Instead of making you sign up for newsletters with a dedicated email address, Meco locates the newsletters you’re already getting in Gmail, then lets you transfer them to its own reader app.
A novel newsletter solution: The boom in email newsletters has led to plenty of apps for managing them all, but none of those solutions work quite like Meco. Instead of making you sign up for newsletters with a dedicated email address, Meco locates the newsletters you’re already getting in Gmail, then lets you transfer them to its own reader app. The result is a cleaner inbox and simpler signups for the newsletters you want to read. [iOS]
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Basically, what this means is you write out the ten most important tasks you have to do, and then select two of them as your two objective tasks—or “must-do” tasks for the day. The remaining eight tasks are your “should-do” tasks, and you will do whatever you can to complete those.
block out two or three hours each day for focussed work.
9 min read · May 7th · When learning on your own, it's critical to have the right tools for learning at your disposal. Here are 10 tools/apps that make learning more efficient.
“Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.”—Confucius
Keep in mind that retaining doesn’t mean blindly memorizing everything you read or hear. It means organizing the essential aspects of what you learn in a way that makes it easy to search and access when you need it.