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My Day and Time-Based Focus Modes

My Day and Time-Based Focus Modes

My four core Focus modes.

I haven’t had much success with Focus Mmodes. Part of the problem is right in the name: Mode. My life isn’t very modal, so it’s counterproductive to try to organize my life that way.

An entire productivity methodology was built around the idea of contexts. However, technology has blurred the lines between traditional contexts like work and personal and at home and in the office. Pre-defined Focus modes like Work and Personal feel like awkward attempts to put that genie back in the bottle. Fortunately, Focus modes don’t have to be used that way.

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