Over-commitment is one of those things that serves no purpose other than to kill, steal, and ruin productivity.
Want in on a secret? When you have all of the apps that make you productive in one place, getting stuff done gets a lot easier.
And while it can be fun to test out new apps as they come on the market, what’s more important is narrowing it down to the ones that make your workflow more effective, and (hopefully) enjoyable.
Our digital devices are always dinging, flashing, or vibrating with alerts, texts, and reminders, indicating that we are constantly—and in some cases, involuntarily—connected.
Information has never been so readily available, or so distracting.
With so much competing for our attention, it seems nearly impossible to completely narrow our focus to the right things. But, research shows that focus is actually the gateway to thinking. Meaning that without it, your thinking—and everything else that follows, like productivity, performance, and concentration—suffers.