Posts Tagged ‘productivity’

  1. 15 Jun, 2017

    The Road to Burnout is Paved With Context Switching

    Sophie wrote a great post about a pretty major source of stress: context switching. Having a lot of work on my plate is fine. Meeting deadlines is fine. Planning long term projects is fine. Debugging code is fine. Writing detailed […]

  2. 19 Mar, 2017

    Zeroing the desk

    I absolutely love this from the brilliant Brendan Dawes: After a recording session on one of those large mixing desks, after you’ve twiddled countless knobs and push around many faders you do something called zeroing the desk. This is were […]

  3. 27 Feb, 2017

    The Breakout Email Management System

    Wes Bos wrote a great post about how he deals with email. I especially I love his advice about getting to the source of why you’re getting so many emails. If you get the same email more than three times, […]

  4. 24 Jan, 2017

    Don’t Shit Where You Eat

    There’s a reason why offices don’t have gigantic screens blasting 24-hour cable news all day. No one would get anything done, fist fights would break out, and there’d be an uptick in the number of heart attacks happening around the office. For a whole […]

  5. 16 Nov, 2014

    Email Workflow

    Earlier this year Matt Griffin wrote a great piece on how he deals with email, and he explains how he sets up rules for himself to make email a little more bearable. I like Matt’s approach, and of course everyone’s […]