We measure and obsess about KPI’s at work but we should equally pay attention to work environment. Here’s the science to back this up.
We want everything to be simple and straight forward.It’s a desirable thing.
But making products easier to use for end users, developing systems so the work can be easily managed, better organised, easier to teach and hand over require a more valuable trait.
We are talking about the practice of fallowing a field, i.e leaving it uncultivated for a season or 2, so the soil can regenerate. It has been practised in Israel for millennia. To start with, it was only associated with the Jewish religion but was borrowed by people of many creeds and cultures because it made so much […]
I used to think all wealthy people had to be dishonest or inhumane. Rewind time further back and I thought I had to be quite well off to run a car. Rewind time even further back and, I kid you not, I thought girls fell pregnant after eating a specific diet! Erhm. I was about […]
Where has the time gone? It seems to be a recurring question of mine. I cruise along then at some point (usually about half way through the year) I go into a mild panic: I reflect on the goals I set myself (or thought of setting) and decide what to do next (either go for a proverbial […]
It’s a cold evening. A man is investigating the ground underneath a lamp post. A policeman notices and asks the man what is the matter. “I lost my keys,” says man. Police officer decides to help with the search for a while. As there is no sign of the keys, police officer enquires: “Where did […]
3 reasons to stop overthinking things.
Got an online business? Does your work involve social media management? Going on holiday or want to focus on something else for a while? Or maybe you just want to spend less time on social media? Wouldn’t it be great if you could automate your social media management? Well you can! I’m not just talking about linking […]
Brains VS Brawn I’m sure you’ve heard it suggested or even explained with great conviction that in life you have to choose between the two. You may have heard that brawns particularly are cultivated at the expense of brains. It maybe that this was based on the anecdotal evidence that some sporting personalities seem to […]
What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Michaelangelo and Galileo Galilei have in common? Yes, they are considered to be great thinkers, inventors, artists, ahead of their time maybe. But what else? They all played an instrument.
3 strategies and tips to be a productive powerhouse. And they cost nothing!
If you are a creative, I bet you’re familiar with the following scenario. You’re staring at the screen or blank piece of paper, but your brain isn’t coming up with the goods. The screen/paper is staring back at you. You hold your head in desperation, even massage it, as if it were Aladdin’s magic lamp! In today’s post, I […]