Avoid Distraction, Get More Done with a Tangents Log

http://lifehacker.com/5164299/avoid-distraction-get-more-done-with-a-tangents…

I’m a writer who has constantly struggled with procrastination and distraction. I tend to go off on tangents, and lose many hours on those journeys. My routine is to keep a hand-written “Tangents Log.” Whenever I feel the urge to diverge from my current work, I write the tangent down instead of following it immediately. At the end of the day, or the week, I review the list. Some of the items are really silly, and I’m glad I never spent the time. But the big bonus is that a lot of those tangents turn out to be very useful—they’re ideas I can work into my current project, or even better, future ideas that I can use (and sell!) later. 

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dogoodmovement.com

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What if 300,000 people did the same act of kindness in a day?

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Why I Returned My iPad – Peter Bregman – Harvard Business Review

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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

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Beginner’s Guide to GTD | zen habits

http://zenhabits.net/beginners-guide-to-gtd/

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Keeping a stress-free, clean house | zen habits

http://zenhabits.net/keeping-stress-free-clean-house/

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The Golden Money List: Hundreds of Tips for Turning Your Financial Life Around | zen habits

http://zenhabits.net/golden-money-list/

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All The Best Tips on Getting In Shape, In One Handy List | zen habits

http://zenhabits.net/best-tips-getting-in-shape/

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The Unsurpassable Productivity List: A Handy Guide to Getting Important Things Done | zen habits

http://zenhabits.net/the-unsurpassable-productivity-list-a-handy-guide-to-get…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Simplifying Your Life, and Way More | zen habits

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