Monotasking community meetup in China on Tuesday

The Shenzhen Monotasking community will kick-off a meetup on Tuesday (Sept 19) in Shenzhen Centre Bookstore. They have planned an ambitious agenda -- starting at 7.30 pm and ending 90 minutes later -- filled with talks, games and exercises. As preparation, they sent me three questions. Here goes my answers: What’s your life purpose with … Continue reading Monotasking community meetup in China on Tuesday

A3 Poster: Monotasking in a Nutshell

Mia Kolmodin has created a fabulous poster on the Monotasking method. She's done similar and very popular posters before on other subjects, like Agile and Product Ownership. Here's the Monotasking method poster: https://dandypeople.com/blog/monotasking-in-a-nutshell-the-free-poster-stop-procrastination-and-get-shit-done Print it and put it on your wall if you're serious about personal productivity.

Procrastination — mini Q & A

Q: I start every morning with clear intentions to complete one important task. For some reason I don't get started and in the afternoon I'm too tired. What can I do? A: Planning and prioritizing very much takes place in the part of the brain called prefrontal cortex. It´s an energy thirsty organ and it … Continue reading Procrastination — mini Q & A

New Chinese Book Cover & Talk at Scan Agile

The Monotasking book will soon be released in Chinese. The cover was recently improved with new art work. See above. The Scandinavian Agile Conference, March 2nd, in Helsinki will feature a Monotasking talk. Tickets available here: http://www.scan-agile.org/ For more information on the English (and other languages) edition of the Monotasking book, please contact Robert Mackwood … Continue reading New Chinese Book Cover & Talk at Scan Agile

Announcement: Monotasking keynote at Swetugg and talk at DevSum

Monotasking will be the keynote in upcoming .NET software development conference Swetugg 2017. The conference takes place in Stockholm 30th-31st January and Monotasking is scheduled as the opening session on the 30th. Session is in Swedish. Monotasking will also be presented at DevSum17, which happens to be another .NET software development conference in Stockholm. The … Continue reading Announcement: Monotasking keynote at Swetugg and talk at DevSum

You Might Have Many Customers or a Manager Who Wants You To Do Many Things

Last week I was invited to publish an equity crowdfunded Monotasking article for Chinese startup GitBook. Funders got exclusive pre-reading and then an invitation to a live chat with the author (me). Below is a transcript of the live chat. Staffan Nöteberg: 让生活和工作都更高效的单核工作法 作者/分享人:Chat 实录 Is Monotasking superior to Pomodoro technique and other time management … Continue reading You Might Have Many Customers or a Manager Who Wants You To Do Many Things

The Short List that helps you focus on the important tasks

Did you feel unusually busy last week? And this week you have the same feeling? It's how our brains are wired. We almost always expect slack time to be greater in the future. Unfortunately this makes us take on too many tasks on our to-do lists. The good news is that the Monotasking personal productivity … Continue reading The Short List that helps you focus on the important tasks