What Is Productivity, Really?

A guide to the best personal productivity advice we could find

For most people, productivity can feel like a mystery, wrapped in an enigma, hidden in a paradox. The struggle to pinpoint exactly why we work the way we do, and how to improve our habits for the long run, is real. That’s the bad news. The good news, however, is that productivity is a learned skill, and not an innate gift that a person is either born with or without. Anyone who wants to can pick up and master ways to be more consistent and timely in accomplishing their goals.

Learning and understanding productivity has been a years-long commitment at Trello, and the result is a huge repository of blog posts, expert tips, frameworks, and apps that our team has compiled, tested, and benefited from as we work towards getting more done everyday. Here’s the even better news: We’ve finally put all this good stuff in one place.

How To Boost Your Personal Productivity: A Complete Guide covers essential productivity topics like:

  • How to establish productive goals
  • How to prioritize the right tasks
  • How to implement proven productivity techniques to tackle your to-do’s
  • The best ways to manage your time
  • Great productivity tools and apps like Zapier, Moment, Harvest, and more

Productivity is personal. Not every technique or tactic works the same for every person. Getting more done requires process, planning, and testing to build out a customized productivity plan that makes the most of your priceless time and energy. The best news is that it’s in your hands to perfect your personal productivity in 2017.

Get The Guide And Get Going

Ready to get more done? Awesome. The free guide is ready for download here.

We hope you’ll take (and tweet!) the inspiration and ideas you need from this repository of the coolest productivity content we’ve uncovered over the years. The true key to defining what productivity “really is” lies in putting these strategies, tips, and tools into a plan that works best for you.

This is what your new routine looks like.

Want more of a preview? Check out our full blog post on what’s included.