Because “life hacks” and “productivity tips” are next to “viagra” and listicles when it comes to “stuff I reflexively avoid”. Anyway, “schemes” evokes the snake-oil sheen that productivity tricks have, whether you are selling them to others or to yourself. This is possibly a feature more than a bug.
See also privacy.
- avoid email and other such social time-suck
- corollary: avoid social networks EVEN MORE, since they are designed to leverage your psychology to waste your time
- Slack is a communication platform somewhat more compatible with workplace organising than other chat programs. Does what the short-lived Google Wave was supposed to do, I suppose
Time management tools
see time management.