Why You Should Ignore 99% of Productivity Advice You Read Online (Part 2)

The problem in the modern world is that we think of productivity in terms of addition rather than subtraction.

We’re on a constant lookout for the latest shiny productivity app, hack or tool. We focus on doing more, cramming more tasks into our daily schedules, ensuring that we can squeeze in as much as possible.

We’re so caught up in doing more that we rarely stop to ask ourselves:

Why You Should Ignore 99% of Productivity Advice You Read Online (Part 1)

Are you tired of being overworked and distracted? Do you ever feel busy but not productive? Are you always active but never getting anywhere?

Do you ever finish the day stressed and overwhelmed, yet feeling like you didn’t accomplish anything significant?

Do you wonder how some people get so much more done in the same 24 hours, while you're still falling further behind?

If You Want To Achieve Your Goals, Don’t Focus On Them. Do This Instead

​Conventional wisdom says that if ​you want to achieve something in life ― whether that’s to improve your lifestyle, build a successful business, get a six-pack abs or become a millionaire ― you need to set specific goals, write them down and set a deadline for their achievement.

But while setting goals is an important part of the process, it nevertheless misses a critical ingredient. 

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