Productivity Systems Miss The Point

Knowledge workers put too much attention on "productivity" and "productivity systems".I know this because I'm guilty of it. Every day one has an endless amount of work but only limited mental and physical capacity. So we look for short-cuts, hacks, tricks—whatever you want to call them—in an effort to do more in the same timespan. Anything from the Eisenhower Matrix to David Allen's Getting Things Done to the more recent PARA method by Tiago Forte are all attempts to help us manage our physical, mental, and digital inboxes and do more stuff....