Theme days

My work week is broken down into "theme days" where each day of the week has a specific focus. If you manage multiple work streams, it's a good way to work with deep focus.

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Contemplations on work

If I could build my own set of contemplations for the workday that would prime my perspective and reinforce my values, what would they say?

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Rebalancing Work and Life

In striving for work life "integration" we take a look at why it's so hard to take time off in the middle of the day but not so hard to work late into the evening.

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What should I work on today?

Sunsama CEO shares three approaches to starting his day, which ones he prefers and why.

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When should I plan my day?

I've always been a morning planner but found my days felt calmer and more effective if I planned the day before

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Productivity Laws

Parkinson's Law, Hofstader's Law, and the Pareto Principle et. al are just adages that neatly describe messy tendencies of complex systems and not immutable physical laws. But it's convenient to forget this when we constantly reference them as real laws.

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Hard Work

The importance of hard work to doing great work and why it looks worse than it really is.

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Working like a writer

The daily working habits of writers reveal a number of ways in which we can work better as we attempt creative and intellectually demanding work.

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Remote Rituals

Five rituals we use at Sunsama to run a calm and focused remote team.

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The Official Daily Planning Guide

Learn about the principles and best practices that will help you make the most out of your daily planning.

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Estimating daily work

Estimating how long a certain task will take can be challenging. Learn the principles that will help you make better estimates.

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Your day is not a project

Your project management tools is not designed for planning your day. Sunsama's approach is not to replace your project management tool but to work in concert with it, and help you create an intentional, calm, and focused plan.

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