PLAIN TEXT; PAPER, LESS — PRODUCTIVITY DIGEST

PTPL 109: Households With Written SOPs Are More Resilient Than Those Without

Plus 3 Tips for better Markdown exports from Workflowy to Obsidian

Ellane W
Produclivity
Published in
4 min readJun 17, 2024

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Plain text, Paper, Less (PTPL) Productivity Digest, text-based image by the Author

This week: I talk about household SOPs and why you need them, and share two specific practices that will improve the interoperability of your Workflowy Markdown exports. A brief look at week 3 of Learning The Command Line.

No AI input; all words 100% human made. While paid subscribers are enormously encouraging and help me to keep writing, non-subscribers are always welcome to read for free.

Expect the best, prepare for the worst

Businesses have Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and so should your home.

The former are usually well documented, but if someone else had to take over the running of your home, how long would it take to give them everything they’d need to do that well? Do you have an easily accessible / transmissible source of vital household information?

I’m talking about both people and things.

Insurance paperwork, what day the garbage gets picked up, who needs to be where and at what time, and even a DNA sample…

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Ellane W
Produclivity

Designer and educational publisher for 30 years+. Plain-text advocate. Still using paper, but less of it. https://linktr.ee/miscellaneplans