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