1 Physical Purchase that 10xes My Productivity

4 min readAug 31, 2023

Sometimes the simpler, the better.

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

That is exactly the point of this new purchase.

How can you get more done by only getting one thing done?

So what did I buy?

I will try to help you today, as I try to do in all my writing.

Analogue Productivity Planner: To-Do List

Put simply, this is a block of wood, some cards, and a metal divider.

You write your tasks down and prop them up on the block of wood so you can see them and mark them off.

A lovely system that could almost as easily be done with pieces of card or post-it notes on your computer.

You may well have seen the “original” Ugmonk Analogue system.




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