The 7 Key Steps You Need to Craft Your Ultimate Productivity Tool Stack as a Busy Professional - Deepstash

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Be Productive, Feel Productive

Be Productive, Feel Productive

In the fast-paced world of today's busy professionals, staying productive isn't just about working harder; it's about working smarter.

Let's dive into crafting your ultimate productivity tool stack with a strategic approach.

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Step 1: Meet the ICOR® Framework

Step 1: Meet the ICOR® Framework

The ICOR® Framework categorizes productivity tools into 4 areas: Personal & Business Knowledge Management (PKM & BKM) and Personal & Business Project Management (PPM & BPM).

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Step 2: Assess Your Needs

Step 2: Assess Your Needs

Before you choose your tools, define your goals clearly.

Identify gaps or redundancies in your current system.

Remember, a goal is created thrice: in mind, on paper, and through action.

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Step 3: Select Tools According to the ICOR® Framework

Step 3: Select Tools According to the ICOR® Framework

PKM & PPM for your personal productivity.

BKM & BPM for teamwork and organizational efficiency.

Choosing the right category helps streamline your tool stack.

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Step 4: Analyze & Position Each Tool

Step 4: Analyze & Position Each Tool

Position potential tools within the ICOR® Framework to identify overlaps and gaps.

This step is crucial for visualizing your productivity system's overall integration.

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Step 5: Look for Overlapping Capabilities

Step 5: Look for Overlapping Capabilities

Tools with multiple functions can reduce your stack's size while boosting its utility.

For example, project management tools with knowledge management features, such as ClickUp.

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Step 6: Prioritize Integration and Interoperability

Step 6: Prioritize Integration and Interoperability

Choose tools that work well together for a seamless workflow.

Integration saves time and reduces errors.

Example: Sunsama integrates with ClickUp, Linear, Slack, Todoist, and more.

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Step 7: Refine and Iterate

Step 7: Refine and Iterate

Your productivity system should evolve with you.

Regularly review and optimize your tool stack by using the ICOR® Framework, embracing new technologies that can enhance your productivity such as, for instance, AI.

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Last Thoughts

Last Thoughts

Building your productivity system is about creating a tailored, efficient, and adaptable setup that works for YOU.

It's a strategy, not just a collection of tools.

Read the full article here.

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What the Paperless Movement® Brings to the Table

What the Paperless Movement® Brings to the Table

Dive deeper into the ICOR® Framework and join the Paperless Movement® Membership for courses designed to help busy professionals achieve their goals with efficiency and satisfaction.

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