There has never been a better time to be a creative. But we have to manage our expectations and be smart. Our worse enemy can be ourselves.
It’s an oxymoron but I argue that there is a way to hurry things up without rushing them, a way to speed up productivity AND quality, in the long run.
Probably my most cherished epiphany about productivity: using time as an ally rather than enemy.
How I fell into working for myself and why I never wanna go back.
My rant session wasn’t going very well. There I was, explaining away the causes of my struggles in an area or the other – not quite sure what it was – but my friend pointed out that the solution had been staring me in the face all along.
I should have taken a lesson from the clown fish and the sea anemone.
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.
In recent years, I have discovered that I have a craving for nature. I am a sucker for strolls in leafy green surroundings. I find this the perfect place to get some cognitive space, away from the charivari of life. But my quest for solitude is not always successful because, as it turns out, a lot […]
Have you got a problem? Whether it be a stain on your shirt, dandruff, heart burn, a weight problem, a bad habit you want to break, here’s the thing: If a product really IS the solution, is there really a need for a NEW AND IMPROVED version ? I can guarantee you that there will always be […]
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.
“Sorry, I was taking you home!” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve said that. Maybe you know what I’m talking about here. In case you don’t, let me explain, nothing dodgy here. This normally happens when I’m giving a friend a ride. Next thing I know, we’re deep in conversation and I’ve switched to […]
Yes, struggle is good news. Most of the time. This might sound a crazy thing to say in a day and age when convenience is all the rage. We are accustomed to being able to do pretty much everything easily, from the comfort of our home if we want to: shopping (grocery or otherwise), learning […]
The double edge sword of the information age: Never has it been so easy to access data on just about everything under the sun. On the flipside never has it been so difficult to distinguish the fine wine from the substandard, the substance from the fluff , let alone to choose from countless viable options. […]