In this video, Ronny Chia shows how to build a productivity system that helps you stay organized and less stressed. The system includes a calendar, email management, note-taking, and file management.
00:00:00 In this video, productivity expert Ronny Chia shows how to build a productivity system that helps you stay organized and less stressed. The first layer of the system is a calendar, for remembering events and appointments. The second layer is email management, with the ability to archive and manage email as tasks. The third layer is a system for note-taking, with apps like Evernote and Apple Notes. Finally, the system includes an approach to email management called "One Touch to Inbox Zero," which helps you keep track of and archive all of your email.
00:05:00 The video discusses the importance of a productivity system, which includes a to-do list and a file management system. It recommends using a cloud storage system, such as Google Drive, and suggests using multiple devices to access your files.
00:10:00 The Hermione layer of the productivity system consists of an optional extra for people who consume a lot of books, an Amazon Kindle app, and an Instapaper app. The read it later app is also recommended.
00:15:00 The video discusses the benefits of building a productivity system, which includes automating tasks, capturing insights, and creating connections. The final layer of the system is to build a second brain. The video recommends the book "Building a Second Brain" by my friend Thiago Forte.