“Getting productive” is a lofty goal. Gurus advise strict adherence to productivity systems, but is that practical? Are your systems helping you to be more disciplined, or making discipline frustrating?
“As soon as I get organized … ” can be a recipe for failure. How can we change in healthy ways, starting from who we are and what we do?
2015 promises to be your best year ever! Why not start the year off right with a productivity booster shot? Fruition Factors is back! Fruition Factors is a series of one idea every month. Each idea is a principle or a technique for sustainable productivity in our workplaces. Fruition Factors won’t recommend iPhone apps or tell you how to organize…
We creative thinkers can feel overwhelmed by the never-ending to-do list filled with our ideas. How can we take control of the backlog without stifling creativity?
The 80/20 Rule tells us that the first 20% of our efforts yields 80% of the results. Do we always need to spend 80% of our time to get from “good” to “great”? What will you do with 80% of your time back?
Do we keep appointments with ourselves as faithfully as we keep appointments with others? Doing so is an effective way to get our work finished and stay realistic about what can get done.
We’re accountable to bosses, clients, kids, and the government. What about ourselves? How can we make sure that the goals we hold individually don’t get lost?
“Eat a live frog first thing in the morning, and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” We can stop procrastination, and stretch our abilities, by doing the hardest work of the day first.
Unless we let ourselves feel bad, we miss the important things we want to do. Feeling bad is an essential productivity skill. How do you avoid feeling bad, in big ways and small?
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