Prime your mind for better decisions

How to be your best self when making life-changing decisions.

March 31, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus

Daily Design: Template for winning your day

The Daily Design is a mindful way to plan your day in five minutes. I created this simple template from years of personal experiments and research on productivity and time management. It includes (what I believe) are the essentials of how to make your days more productive without sacrificing your well-being and mental health. Its purpose is to help you make significant progress on your most important work while enjoying the process....

February 10, 2022 · 7 min · Ondrej Markus

Do the most important work first

Every morning after I make coffee and write my Morning Pages, I work until noon on the most important project of the day. Doing or not doing what’s important makes the difference between feeling good or bad about my day. It doesn’t matter if I worked hard for 12 hours today. If the important thing didn’t get done, I don’t feel like I did my best. I got distracted by easier or louder tasks....

January 10, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus

No meetings before noon

This simple rule is the foundation of my daily productivity.

May 20, 2021 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

Morning Pages: 100 words for a clear mind

Easily the most essential thing I do every day to stay sane and productive.

April 18, 2021 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

Find a productivity system that works for you

Figuring this out unstuck me from chasing the perfect method and focus on what really matters – getting things done.

April 11, 2021 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus