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Meetings Are Broken

Meetings Are Broken

In most companies meetings are broken. You and I both know it. We organize and attend meetings that take too long, are unstructured, involve too much rambling and not enough follow-up. We meet for the sake of meeting, not out of necessity. We allow individuals to hijack the meeting so it takes twice as long […]

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12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive

12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive

When I was at my old company I had a large outsourced team based in the Philippines.  Since I was only able to make it out there once every 10 weeks or so, we had to rely on tools that would allow us to transfer reports and communicate with one another from close to 18,000 […]

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Are We Addicted to Interruptions?

An issue in many offices is that the real work gets done outside of the office, either early in the morning, at nights or on the weekends because team members are in meeting after meeting during regular work hours. Those meetings typically only add more to the to-do list and also soak up time that […]

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Slaying the Inbox

Slaying the Inbox

A consistent theme through many of the conversations I have regarding productivity, work/life balance and time management focuses on the never-ending deluge of emails that many of us are receiving nowadays.  In addition to more and more email piling in, we’re being expected to and judged by how fast we can respond to said emails. […]

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When You Hit the Wall

This was originally posted on workshifting.com (a client project) but thought these tips could be useful to you over here as well. You can always feel it coming.  You sit in front of your computer and stare at it blankly.  Watching Top Gun for the 15th time somehow makes sense.  Polishing your silverware sounds fun.  […]

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