personal productivity

I start every year by writing two lists of goals: one for my work and one for the rest of my life. I am a list maker, so it isn’t…

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I’ve been absent here for longer than I usually am. I won’t lie. I’m struggling to figure out what I should do in a country that just elected Trump president.…

Read More Working through the Maelstrom

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personal productivity

To me, time and money are resources I have that I can use to build a meaningful and happy life. I am very fortunate to be in the position where that…

Read More Aim for the Right Things

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personal productivity project management

A lot of project management boils down to having the discipline to do something that you know is better in the long run, even though it might be harder in…

Read More Aiming for Slack

personal productivity project management

I want to tell you about Take Control of Your Time, a new online seminar I’m offering on time management. To explain the seminar and who I think should take it, though, I…

Read More Levelling Up in Time Management

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I recently came across John Pencavel’s summary of the British government’s efforts to understand worker productivity in munitions plants during World War I, and was surprised it isn’t more widely…

Read More Hours vs. Output

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I am good at setting boundaries between work and the rest of my life. I’m the sort of person who can take a company Blackberry on vacation, check it twice…

Read More Being a Better Boss To Myself

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