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.
Rather than managing to go “beast mode” for a short time then suffer long afterwards, here’s how to become more productive sustainably.
I usually base my musings on nature in general but this time I turned my attention to 3 laws of thermodynamics specifically.
Don’t ignore the laws of the universe!
I wrote one song every day for 21 days. This is what the experience taught me.
Another reflection inspired by nature. What is your pretty weed? And I’m not talking about hallucinogens.
Nature is amazing. It’s beautiful, yet useful. How can we incorporate this in our art?
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 […]
“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” This was my least favourite question in job interviews a while back. I felt like my answers were phoney because whatever I set out to do never seem to materialise. I was still figuring out this messy thing called life and was mainly reacting to it. But […]
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.