Posts tagged with “productivity”

Level Setting: Solve the Right Problem at the Right Time

If we want to solve problems effectively, we need to know which part of the problem to focus on at what time — and when to shift focus elsewhere.

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Dirt Floors: How to Stop Putting Out Fires and Solve the Real Problem

What do dirt floors have to do with going to school? And what does any of that have to do with working more effectively?

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How to Have Great Ideas: Write Everything Down

If you’re waiting for inspiration, you’re doing it wrong. Great ideas don’t happen overnight — you have to make sure you give them a chance to grow.

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What Would You Tell Yourself About Balance in Your First Year of Business?

In your first year as an entrepreneur, it feels like you need to be running at 110%, all the time. But is that sustainable? Or necessary? Or even helpful?

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Are you working in your “Goldilocks Zone”? Or are you headed for burnout?

If you don’t get enough done? You feel like shit. Work too much? You feel like shit. How can you stay happy and avoid burnout? Find the Goldilocks Zone.

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Why Can’t I Stay Consistent?

How can we make sure the things we care about most still get done, even when things get busy? Willpower isn’t enough; we need a routine to keep us on track.

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Get More Done Faster: Scheduling for Maximum Productivity

Our jobs require us to work on many types of tasks across multiple styles of thinking. Here’s how to hack your schedule to get it all done faster.

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Remote Work: How Telecommuting Is a Win for Everyone

Did you know working in an office makes you less productive, less healthy, less happy, and even more likely to get divorced? Remote work wins, says science.

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Rewarding Incompetence: How Time-Based Management Kills Motivation

When a company uses time to measure performance, employees are punished for high performance and rewarded for working inefficiently. This needs to stop.

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Overtime: How to Lose Your Employees and Kill Your Business

The way many businesses approach pressing deadlines is terrifying. It’s also, ironically, one of the least effective ways to meet deadlines.

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