Posts filed under: Personal Productivity

When work slows to a standstill, it's often because someone is the bottleneck. Could it be you? Here's how to move forward and get things on track....
If you enjoyed The Checklist Manifesto, these suggestions from Atul Gawande should resonate with you. Read Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance....
  Recently, Ray Sidney-Smith interviewed me on my book Get Organized: Time Management for School Leaders. This interview is an episode of the Productivity Book Group podcast. Ray and I regularly discuss productivity books on this podcast. In this special...
Why do you wait until the madness of December to buy your presents? This strategy to help planning for Christmas will make the busy holidays less hectic....
The title of the post is taken from a chapter title of an old time-management nugget. Time Power (1987) by Dr. Charles Hobbs, is one of the hallmark books on time management. Since its publication, much in our world has changed,...
Does success make us happy? That’s what our culture tends to teach us. In this TEDx Talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues just the opposite. Happiness, instead, is at the root of productivity. Motivation, inspiration, and joy in the moment really...
Good things will go away, and when they do, they are replaced with better things. When you and I first began exploring the Internet, one of the concept we learned early was how to “bookmark” or “favorite” a site. That...
I am always glad to know about sites which offer free solutions to common problems.I am equally glad to pass that knowledge along to readers. Recently, I received an email letting me know about a site which converts PDF documents...
Tomorrow, the defending national champion and #1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide lines up against the LSU. The two have much in common. They are both from the SEC. They played for the BCS National Championship game in January. They have...