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Discussion on: Productivity Hacks

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Jorge Alvarez

To me the biggest productivity technique is: remote working.

  • Commuting is terrible. Wasted time at the start and the end of day.
  • It doesn't matter if you are in the zone you need to stop working to catch your train or your bus back home.

And the biggest productivity killer is Slack

I don't like distractions (that's another good reason for working from home) and Slack is demanding your attention constantly. I prefer to communicate in asynchronous ways like the email. I can close my email app and answer all emails later on. You can't do that with Slack where everybody expect you to answer immediately.

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Waqar Mohammad Author

Some great points raised Jorge. Totally agree with the Slack! I’ve learnt to switch off distractions now, still a little improvement required though