My highest leverage productivity tactics

Top lessons from some of the most popular books in the space

Nick Roberts
Jun 27, 2019 · 15 min read
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1. Develop a personal operating system to make the highest use of your attention, and always be looking for ways to make that system better

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2. Don’t launch a frontal assault on your tendency to be lazy at a certain time of day, double-down on your naturally productive cycles

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3. There is unreal power in routine: Habits, exercise, and shutting down for the day

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4. Do fewer non-routine items in a day, ideally one or two big things

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5. Shift your media consumption to align with your creative goals

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6. Meditate

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7. Work from home at least twice a week

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8. If you need information from other people, use thoughtful asynchronous communication before meetings

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9. Do not participate in social media platforms

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10. During your lazy time, don’t rewatch movies or reread books

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