As we focus on Productivity this month at Biggerplate, we talk to Paul Klipp about his use of mapping as a time management and organisational tool.
Here’s how to get back on track and start producing again.
What follows in this blog post are 7 ways of being well-organized
Anger makes people lose focus on their work. But instead of hatching a plan to get even, use anger to ignite productivity.
Follow these techniques for maximizing your efficiency at work and you’ll find more things get crossed off the to-do list.
Here are 3 simple things you can do, to help you become far more productive. They will help you become more focused too.
The vast majority of us know how much of a drain meetings can be on both our time and productivity. But if a meeting is well organised (and well run), there’s no reason it can’t enhance the productivity, sense of purpose, and morale, for every single attendee.
At first glance, mindfulness and productivity appear to be polar opposites. But look again. Mindfulness and productivity have one striking thing in common:
an endless rut of feeling like we can’t accomplish something. It’s by far one of the most frustrating and annoying feelings, not only for ourselves, but also for those around us it affects.
I am now deep into this series on getting things done, but before I go any farther, I would like to pause for a quick review. I began this series by explaining what productivity is and why it matters [Part 1].
It’s not easy to stop procrastinating, but it can be done.
Here are some mentioned tips related to time management that one can follow to get productive, and also be balanced at doing his/her work not only that it all work outside the office. One should whichever tips are ease for you.
Does brain drain hit at inopportune times? Here’s a ninja-like twist on time management to help you increase your attention span.
Is your to-do list making you less productive?
After reading an early version of a new book, I decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement.
In less than 48 hours ago, Drafts 4 was released.
Are you lazy? How lazy? I think technology is giving us opportunities to take laziness to an entirely new level! I remember life before the Internet took over. Many things have changed. Now we can …
Plans fail in more ways than they succeed. Complex plans fail in far more ways than simple ones. Good plans and strategies are usually simpl
Bloated to-do lists and procrastination are productivity killers—it’s easy to get overwhelmed when there are 28 overdue tasks on your reminders list. So we’re always looking for the perfect tim…
Imagine running two major companies at the same time–that takes a lot of focus. Twitter and Square’s Jack Dorsey did it with this trick.
We have all shown up to that meeting. The one with no purpose. The one with no advance notice or details. And the one where no one could even find where the meeting was being held. It ends up being…
Simple shortcuts can save you minutes on routine tasks. Those minutes definitely add up, but before you spend too much effort finely trimming your schedule, try to identify big time-saving activities and cut those short. You may find some big time savings.
Adapted from Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland. Out now from Crown Business, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group. © 2014 by Jeff Sutherland. When Scott Maxwell, founder of the venture capital firm OpenView Venture Partners, was working as a…
Further Secrets of Adulthood: Agree, disagree? For the research for my forthcoming book about habit change, Better Than Before, I asked peop
This is a guest post by Sarah Chana Mocke. She is an influential leader in the software architect space and a leader of world-wide communities at Microsoft. Sara shares some things that have worked for her in shaping her career while pursuing her passions.