Do not mistake being being busy with being productive Just because you show up at work every day doesn’t mean you are getting anything done. I can go to work or return emails and go to meetings but these activities don’t lead to accomplishing anything. Are you a busy bee? Busy people say yes to everything – Productive people think about the repercussions of saying … Continue reading Being busy or productive?
If you have the word “it” in an email you’re doing it wrong? Words like “it”or “they” don’t belong in emails so make sure your text conveys what those words refer to. If not, rewrite the whole fucking sentence so you’re not using “it” or “they”. Think about it (and I know it depends on your audience but), how do you know the recipient of your email … Continue reading “IT” is wrong
Don’t be a fucking slob and have 2 day old coffee mugs, old receipts or last month’s pay slip on your desk because you need to take pride in your workspace. Heres why: Increase Productivity – Doing something as simple as keeping your desk clean and tidy can increase productivity significantly, helping to ensure your business moves in the right direction. An untidy desk can … Continue reading Clean desk, clean mind.
Timeboxing is a time management tool but encourages you to focus on time instead of tasks and yeah, it is a type of Pomodoro. Usually I like to use my time management to focus on tasks as it gives me that sense of completion at the end however there are times I timeboxing: Are you a perfectionist? I’m a perfectionist and sometimes I spend way … Continue reading What the f@ck is time boxing
Now we’re not here to talk about the health benefits because we should all know that right? We’re here to say, drink more, get more done. When we’re doing our mental sweats at work, just like when we’re at the gym we need to keep hydrated. Your brain needs water to function, and according to Human Kinetics, even 1% dehydration reduces your productivity of by … Continue reading Drink more water