Tag Archives: productivity
There are lots of different email strategies out there (and it’s quite a reflection on the world we live in that mastering email is a key element in becoming more professionally productive). You might file or search; you might believe … Continue reading
A few years ago, I started a depressing Excel spreadsheet to track how many hours a day I was spending in meetings. It was sobering. Four, five, sometimes six hours a day. When was I supposed to do real work? … Continue reading
Why are you staring all day at your computer? Is it because you’re working or because you’re trying to figure out what to work on? They’re not the same thing.
I recently heard a speaker who suggested, to a roomful of hyper-productive multitaskers, a radical reorientation of how to spend time. This speaker, a successful investor and investment adviser, doesn’t write emails, doesn’t multi-task, and doesn’t have a Pavlovian response … Continue reading
It’s pretty well-established that we have an email free rider problem. Since there’s essentially no marginal cost for each additional person I email….voilà, SPAM represents more than 90% of all email sent. But what about inside your organization? I suspect … Continue reading