How do you decide priorities?

Question: How do you decide priorities? Read answers from remote workers to learn.

Interview with Nikita, an entrepreneur building a website to learn anything

One of the best additions I have added to my workflow was a Trello board I made called 'Focus'. It's a simple board that has four columns: Temp & Always projects, Goals and Always.

I then mark the cards I want to focus on completing in this moment in time and work towards it.

Usually everything is done in context of my bigger and more long term goals although I don't plan too much ahead of time and just try and make things and see where that leads me.

The approach that worked tremendously well in staying productive is GTD

In that I keep nearly nothing in my memory that is not related to solving the problem I have at hand. Everything else is determined for me already with software (2Do task manager in my case) and I just choose what problems I want to solve today and work towards solving them.

Nikita uses a private Trello board where he outline things that he want to focus on in life and achieve.

Nikita uses a private Trello board where he outline things that he want to focus on in life and achieve.

Nikita is an entrepreneur working on his startup while optimizing his productivity—learn how he organizes his life and work to maximize happiness

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Interview with Patryk, a Front-end Developer & UI Designer

I'm always open to new opportunities and eager to help people or get involved in non-profit activities.

However, that trait means I can easily become overwhelmed by too many commitments.

Every couple of months, I write down and evaluate my long-term goals. Whenever a new opportunity appears, I first check if it aligns with the bigger picture.

It's not always easy, as it means saying "no" to a lot of amazing things. If you want to learn more, google "opportunity cost". 😉

Patryk has learned that there is no reason to wait for the flow - once you start working, it will happen naturally.

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