Why time management so often fails
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"...people feel unproductive, pick up a tool, use it successfully for a while, pile on more work, and feel unproductive again. What does it take to break that cycle?" Why time management so often fails, José Luis Peñarredonda, BBC.com, Sept....
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The Way We Work Is Killing Us
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"Work hours have gradually increased over time, as has the idea, with technology, that you should be always “on.” …most of the people who check their email off hours—81 percent of people according to one survey do—these are not emergency-room...
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Why so many companies get training wrong
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"A 2015 study from online training company 24×7 Learning found that only 12% of employees apply new skills learned in training to their jobs… Many programmes don’t actually improve skills… Most are too generic, too basic and too boring." Why...
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Why you should manage your energy, not your time
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"Our productivity has less to do with the amount of hours we squeeze out of the working day, and more to do with the rest we have…In fact, as few as one to three hours of concentrated work could serve...
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9 Productivity Tips from People Who Write About Productivity
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"1. Own your time. 2. Recognize busyness as a lack of focus. 3. Challenge the myth of the “ideal worker.” 4. Intentionally leave important tasks incomplete. 5. Make a habit of stepping back. 6. Help others strategically. 7. Have a...
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Research conducted at Stanford University found that multitasking is less productive than doing a single thing at a time…
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"Research also shows that, in addition to slowing you down, multitasking lowers your IQ…" The Real Harm in Multitasking, Oct. 8, 2014
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How to Be a Better Boss
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“Opportunities to Take Action Instead of To-Do-Lists If all you do is make lists of the projects you need to finish, odds are good that they will remain unfinished far longer than you’d like." How to Be a Better Boss...
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Relax! You’ll Be More Productive
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"By managing energy more skillfully, it’s possible to get more done, in less time, more sustainably …the energy employees bring to their jobs is far more important in terms of the value of their work than is the number of...
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The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time
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"Why is it that between 25 and 50 per cent of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? What we’ve lost, above all, are stopping points, finish lines and boundaries. Technology has blurred them beyond recognition." The Magic...
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The Biggest Myth in Time Management
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"The idea that we can get it all done is the biggest myth in time management. …there’s no way any of us are going to accomplish everything we want to get done. Face it: You’re a limited resource." The Biggest...
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