About this Website

The reasoning behind the structure of this website.

The content on this website is mainly organized using The PARA Method (Projects, Areas, Resources, Archives). The most important part is the distinction between projects and areas:


A project is a series of tasks linked to a specific goal, with a deadline.


An area of responsibility is "a sphere of activity with a standard to be maintained over time".


A resource is a topic or theme of ongoing interest.

Why the distinction between projects and areas is important

Areas of responsibilities are a bad way to measure productivity - if you don't make the distinction to projects, it will kill your motivation.

How can you tell if you "live a healthier life", "learn new things" or "beeing a better spouse"?

Exactly: You can't! But its easy to tell if you:

Projects always fall into areas.

Maybe you already sense the pattern here: You came up with projects in your areas of responsibilities. By connecting your projects to your areas of responsibilities, its easy to tell if you are effectively working towards your long-term goals - or if you mainly wasting your time.

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