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Take Control of Your Productivity by Jeff Porten

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Choose Your Tools

Most likely, you’re not only changing your organizational system, you’re also choosing new tools to use with it. At the very least, these will be new apps, but new hardware and non-technological items may also be part of the package.

This is not a difficult process, but it does require planning and forethought.

Audit Your Existing Technology

While it’s nice to have an excuse to buy a brand-new iMac Pro, iPhone, and Apple Watch, most of us go to productivity war with the hardware we have. Some apps you’re currently using will be eventually abandoned after you Run Both Systems Side by Side (Temporarily). (“Both” means what you’re doing now and the new system, while you transition to it.) But you may be stuck with some apps as ...

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