workstyles

Oct
29
Should you turn your video cam on in online training?

Should you turn your video cam on in online training?

The pandemic has turned everything into a video call — but could we be making smarter decisions about when to turn on the camera?
2 min read
Nov
03

Can you monotask?

The New York Times: Not the same as mindfulness, which focuses on emotional awareness, monotasking is a 21st-century term for
Dec
17
Open Plan Offices: only a manager could love them

Open Plan Offices: only a manager could love them

Why really bad decisions get made about open plan offices It’s because the people making the decision don’t
1 min read
Jun
30
Escaping the tyranny of the team

Escaping the tyranny of the team

Team work can be creative and fulfilling. But some tasks are better done alone. Can we design offices to allow that?
1 min read
May
06

Home or Office: pick your discipline

Working from home, versus corporate office life: Discipline. Everyone talks about how much discipline you need to work at home.
Mar
05

Morning nostalgia

I am having a deeply nostalgic day right now. Not only am I provisioning a new blog – just as I
1 min read
Feb
10

Slaying the e-mail monster

I’ve been staring at an unusual sight on and off over the last 18 hours or so: Yes, I’
2 min read
Jun
03

Orking the Cow

As a sort of addendum to yesterday’s post, I am seriously considering looking at joining a co-working space or
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,
1 min read
Nov
28

Next steps, two years on

Why you shouldn’t be a freelancer, you should be a company: Remember, you’re not a no-strings-attached temporary employee,
1 min read