• Your Late Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team
    HBR - Mar 16
    Around 11 p.m. one night, you realize there’s a key step your team needs to take on a current project. So, you dash off an email to the team members while you’re thinking about it. No time like the present,... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • When Multitasking Makes You Happy And When It...
    HBR - Feb 26
    Would you be happier if you spent an hour spent juggling emails, meetings, and data analysis, or if you spent that hour focused only on data analysis? Which you would enjoy more: a Saturday spent bouncing from running... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Inside The Psychology Of Productivity
    Inc - Feb 23
    You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 7 Core Beliefs Of Extraordinary Time Managers
    Inc - Feb 20
    As a time coach and trainer who has worked with clients on six continents, and the author of How to Invest Your Time Like Money, I have an insider perspective on what holds people back from their time management goals and... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Are You Proud Of How You’re Spending Your Free Time?
    HBR - Feb 13
    When you feel like you’re just one e-mail away from failure at work, it can seem ludicrous to take your eyes off of what you believe absolutely needs to get done to consider what you might regret in the future. The amount... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Don’t Waste Those 30-Minute Gaps Between Meetings
    HBR - Feb 12
    We all have 30-minute gaps in our work schedules that we neither planned nor agreed to. We can blame the automated scheduling platforms that companies implemented in the 1990s and 2000s for that. These systems — most... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Get More Done During Your Commute
    CEO.com - Feb 6
    By now, we all know multitasking doesn’t work. Our brains are incapable of focusing on more than one thing at a time. We might think we’re multitasking as we scan our email while on a conference call, but we’re not.... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 15 Ways To Increase Productivity At Work
    Inc - Feb 4
    There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is critical. There are two ways increase your output--either put in more hours or work smarter. I don't know about you, but I prefer the... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Match Your Productivity Approach To The Way You Work
    HBR - Jan 28
    Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and used the planner as instructed. But as the weeks went by, I noticed that... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Stop Playing Victim With Your Time
    HBR - Jan 21
    Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. Many people feel like they have a crushing number of requests coming at them from every side that make them a victim to their circumstances. They see forces outside themselves as... Read »
    2 months ago
  • The Pros And Cons Of Doing One Thing At A Time
    HBR - Jan 20
    he idea that it’s better to finish your tasks in sequence than to jump around from one to another is very hard to accept, at least for me. It goes against my ingrained task-juggling habit, which I’ve come to believe... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 14 Simple Productivity Resolutions For 2015
    Inc - Dec 30
    Maximizing productivity is a goal often discussed but rarely reached. As a result, though entrepreneurs actively strive to make the most of their time--reading books, exploring productivity hacks, testing project management... Read »
    3 months ago
  • 7 Ways To Speed Up Your Productivity
    Inc - Dec 18
    Some days I just seem to move faster than others. It could be my mood, the weather or, perhaps, the tequila shots from the night before. Whatever the reason, working slow seems to make me feel worse for the wear, and I just... Read »
    3 months ago
  • How Hard Do Company Founders Really Work?
    HBR - Dec 18
    I’m a passable golfer. I enjoy the sport. I have clients who like to play golf. And I often get asked to hit the links. Yet I really have a hard time tearing myself away from the office to play. That may be because I am... Read »
    3 months ago
  • You Really Can Work Longer Hours Without Killing Your...
    Quartz - Dec 16
    So you think you’ve got it bad? According to a paper by Stanford economics professor John Pencavel, which the Economic Journal published online, back in World War I, the working week stretched anywhere from 60 to 100... Read »
    3 months ago