Delegate

Delegate

It comes from the idea that we don’t have to do everything on our own.

Some examples of delegation:

  • When you are going to a restaurant, you are delegating the preparation of the food
  • When you are going to a doctor, you are delegating your health care

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Productivity for Lazy People - The RAD System

Productivity for Lazy People - The RAD System

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MORE IDEAS FROM THE ARTICLE

Bill gates

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it

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The RAD System
  • Reduce
  • Automate
  • Delegate

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Reduce

Minimize the amount of tasks you have in your To-Do list, and give yourself some margin

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Automate

Find ways in which you can use tech in your favor, specially in tasks you know will be repeated (e.g., keyboard shortcuts)

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Best Productivity Hacks

Below is a list of the major productivity hacks and their effectiveness as per the Productivity Youtuber Ali Abdaal.

Life Changing

  • Having Systems instead of Goals
  • Daily Highlight a Key Task  
  • Consuming Content at 2x/ 3x Speed
  • Enjoying the Journey

Essential

  • Delegating - When the per hour rate for a task is lower than yours
  • Timeblocking - Blocks in calendar 

Useful

  • 5 Minute Rule - do something for 5 minutes to create the inertia

Nice to have

  • Pomodoro Technique
  • Batching
  • To-do lists
  • Deadlines
  • Goals

Works for others, Not for me

  • Eisenhower Matrix
  • 2 min rule
  • 2 day rule
  • Colour Coding - Calendar

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The Best Productivity Hacks of All Time

The Best Productivity Hacks of All Time

Ali Abdaal

How To Read 1000 Books A Year?

Reading thousands of books in a year isn't a tough job. To do this it's not necessary to be a smart or advanced reader. You just need to follow this four steps;

  1. Fill the funnel
  2. Make it effortless
  3. The blog post mindset
  4. Go deep

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How to ‘Read’ 1000 Books a Year - The Summary Method (Non-Fiction)

How to ‘Read’ 1000 Books a Year - The Summary Method (Non-Fiction)

Ali Abdaal

Finding the Ikigai

The odyssey plan:

  • What would my life look like 5 years from now if I continued on the same path that I am on
  • What could be an alternate path that I could take if the upper plan fails
  • What would my life look like 5 years from now if money and society were not factors
  • Focusing on these questions and your answers if you will be able to introspect what are you doing with your life currently 
  • And how close are you from the third path because if you are doing something that people consider as work and you consider as play and get paid for it 
  • THAT's THE THING THAT YOU WOULD LOVE TO DO

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How I'm Figuring Out What To Do With My Life

How I'm Figuring Out What To Do With My Life

Ali Abdaal