How can I be more productive

August 14, 2020

Few people would expect The Economist to advise its readers on personal productivity, but they did so once, and it’s worth reading — just like the magazine itself: How can I be more productive? (enter your email to pass their paywall)

Here’s an outline of the author’s advice: 1. Put your long-term self in charge, 2. Remember Pareto, 3. Copy other people’s hard work, 4. Understand the true cost of distractions, 5. Use work to avoid work, 6. Find a job you actually want to do.

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