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Take Control of Your Productivity by Jeff Porten

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Track, Review, Adjust

There are two common metaphors for where you are while you work, both oddly botanical: “in the weeds” dealing with your tasks, but maybe “missing the forest for the trees.” Your regular review is your chance to check in with your prior decisions, change them as appropriate, and make your system into an accurate map of the territory.

The review is when you read through your lists in their planned structure. During the review period, you may have worked with collated lists of their individual tasks, without seeing the overall structure much. This is your time to approach it from the top down. Most of your review time will be in your task app, but there are a few things you’ll do elsewhere.

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