When We get busier, unless we give up, we work faster. We get more productive. But then life seems to speed up more. There is another way.
Open-plan offices seem to be very popular. Part of the rationale for open-plan offices is that they aid teamwork and communications. It’s surprising, then, how many people who work in them, dislike them. Recently I was reviewing the work of an audit into a department where all its members work in a single open-plan office. […]
At times we all feel somewhat overwhelmed by all the jobs piling up, whether in our email inbox, or in our own to-do lists. Many are overwhelmed all the time. It’s as if our lives are being driven by that pesky list of demands. It feels like they are pushing us, each vying for first […]
I really appreciate Daniel Pink’s work, particularly Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, an awesome book. He delivers a periodic, high-energy, short video to his subscribers called Pinkcast. This week’s Pinkcast made me smile (as it usually does). It featured another notable author and speaker, David Allen, most well-known for his book Getting Things Done. On […]