Curtis McHale on the placebo that continually changing your productivity tools offers and why it's best to stick with the basics.
For a time a new system feels great and we do get more done. But then the problems surface and the problem is how we use the productivity tools. A new productivity tool or strategy is almost always a placebo for your poor productivity habits. The only utility in these new tools is often that they let you think you’re doing better when the cruft hasn’t built up yet.
— Why you shouldn't change productivity systems by Curtis McHale