Interruptions and distractions happen. How can we minimize their impact on our concentration and focus?
How can we juggle work that requires concentration with interruptions when our clients and colleagues need our service? Here’s a technique to save the interruptible tasks for Service Mode time.
When we must switch between tasks, relying on memory to keep our place is costly. Physical bookmarks help us remember the task at hand, and also make us aware of how much we’re switching.
We have hundreds of choices every day when it comes to how to use our time. Paradoxically, choices can paralyze us so that we end up doing the wrong things. We can use rituals to eliminate choice and focus on what we want to get done.
Here’s a simple and profoundly useful technique to enable Production Mode, get into Flow, and meet those deadlines.
Flow is a state of immersion in our work. It’s how we get our best work done. How can we optimize our energy by allowing flow to happen?
There are three basic Work Modes–these are the types of work that lend themselves to different methods of time management. How can we identify these Modes, keep them separate, and manage each one effectively?
In the Digital Age making you “wired,” as in “stressed out”? Technology should make our lives simpler, not more complicated. How can we turn it around?
We’re trying so hard to get a lot done. Multitasking feels like an effective way to do it–but why are we still losing the race?
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