productivity

Sep
08

Facebook demobbed

I just made a spur-of-the-moment decision – while sat in a local coffee shop – to remove Facebook from my iPhone. I’
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Aug
13

You need a holiday, says neuroscience

When you’re two years old, a busy day just needs a restorative nap, while you are carried home by
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Mar
08

31-3.6 Time, money and desk space

I started this daft writing project with ideas of fighting complacency. It’s too easy to slip into habits in
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Jan
22

Stop working so damn hard

You shouldn’t put in so many hours working. Why? The perplexing thing about the cult of overwork is that,
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Nov
25

Lists: how we understand the world

There’s more to lists than you think: Umberto explained in an interview that lists are often seen as relics
Sep
23

The importance of (mental) bandwidth

Christine has reviewed Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much: To put it simply, one must have a lot
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Sep
22

A Sunday e-mail sabbatical

There’s something seductive about counter-intuitive solutions. The fact that they feel wrong makes you think that they’re right…
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Sep
17

Managing your time isn't enough

One thing that’s vital to bear in mind during busy periods is that managing your time and managing your
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Jul
03

Watch this before you start work

There’s a whole load of genuine research behind these ideas. One thing I’ve done consistently since I worked
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Jul
01

Keep shovelling the content...

A Digiday post on volume of content per full-time staff member has been doing the rounds today: Digiday looked at
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