Productivity ninja: 5 powerful tips for getting more stuff done - The Week
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
1. To be a productivity ninja focus less on time management, and more on managing your energy.
2. Get enough sleep.
3. Avoid distractions and reduce noise.
4. Have a spot where you’re usually productive? Go there. How about a place where you always screw around and waste time? Avoid it.
5. Believe. What happens when you see your work as a calling, not just a job that pays the bills? You are more thorough, engaged — and happier.
Why should I even want to get more things done in the first place?
Sounds like a crazed consumer ambition to me. I've been and am much happier doing less ...
Apparently, studies show the rest of life on earth would be happier (or at least fare better) too if we humans all slowed down our chewing through the environment by "getting things done".