Productivity Archive

Use Habits to Increase Your Average Speed

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Most people associate habits with bad habits.  However, there are many good habits – and these good habits can be used to improve your average speed.  Does that sound like [&hellip

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Improve your Time Management with a Time Log

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Have you heard of a Time Log?  Its not how bears keep track of time in the woods.  We all strive for our ideal life.  But how many of us [&hellip

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Parkinson’s Law: Squeeze more from your day

“Work expands to fill the time available for it’s completion” Parkinson’s Law This rule is commonly referred to as Parkinson’s Law, attributed to the British historian and author, Cyril Northcote Parkinson.  He first used it in an article for The Economist, and later wrote an entire book on it, entitled “Parkinson’s Law: The Pursuit of [&hellip

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Going Against The Grain

As a child, we were always keen to follow the pack.  To do whatever all the other cool kids were doing.  Sometimes that got us into trouble.  The grownup’s response was usually something along the lines of “If everyone was jumping off a cliff, would you do it to?” Fast forward 20 years and we’re [&hellip

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Why slow is the new fast

There’s a big emphasis on increasing productivity these days.  I’m going to say something shocking now, that may fly in the face of what most of you will think.  Brace yourself.  Sometimes we should just slow down.   Following our recent wedding, we went away on honeymoon.  One of our visits was to Edinburgh castle.  [&hellip

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Getting Things Done – An Introduction to GTD

GTD is a productivity method.  It was born out of the bestselling book by David Allen, entitled Getting Things Done.  This post aims to summarise some of the key points in the method so you could get started straight away if you want.  I highly recommend purchasing the book, though, if you want to get [&hellip

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Dealing with the Frustrations of Growth

The purpose of this blog is to help you improve your productivity and efficiency. The upside of that is that you will see growth in various aspects of your life. It might be that your knowledge of a particular area improves, or your free time or annual salary increases – everything grows when we try [&hellip

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Mind Hacks for increased Productivity

El Nerdo, over at GetRichSlowly, recently updated the wording of one of their key rules.  The GRS Rule #3 states that you should “Spend less than you earn”.  A very sensible rule, and one that should definitely be adhered to.  However, this is being changed to “Earn more than you spend”.  This got me thinkng [&hellip

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