This is insane.
you don’t. There are too many variables to control for.
Meetings need objectives × Nicholas Bate
ZeFrank does it again 🤣:
From a distance the mating dance of the male ostrich can look unusual the bit like a millennial at an outdoor music festival that just ate a brownie he bought from a man that calls himself Magic Joe.
However if we travel inside of the mind of the male ostrich it goes something like this, ‘oh my god, oh my god…’
Whenever I stumble upon an interesting Instagram account (such as Dog with Sign) I always wonder why they don’t publish those pictures on their own site. #IndieWeb
We live in a world that values action and where back to back meetings are a badge of productivity. Quarterly targets mean that we tend to be focused on the next thing on our to-do-list rather than looking back to evaluate how the last thing we’ve just completed could be improved. Few of us routinely take time out to reflect on past events. However, by missing out on opportunities for reflection you may be making yourself less effective than you could be. Reflection brings three distinctive advantages.
Why do we always wish that the New Year will be different from the old year? Why do we believe that we have the power to change future events? Let’s stop thinking about how to change the new year, and concentrate on what we can control: today.
The old internet died and we watched and did nothing…
…but this old blog is still up and running smoothly.
Solid advice from Tim Casasola: Don’t adopt frameworks. Test practices.
This is not only applicable to team collaboration, but also to personal effectiveness.
This is a treasure trove of useful information: Surveillance
Self-defense: Tips, tools and how-tos for safer online communications
How to obtain perspective and a sense of what is important × Michael Wade
Seth Godin asks us what if we did the work that matters?
So true: with enough white space, deadlines don’t matter.
real deadlines are irritating impositions upon the desire to be free of any such responsibilities
Though I own no dog, I too start my days reading insightful blogs. I already followed a few of them, but (re)discovered a few gems in this list of blogs.
Such a great read: What’s the Point of Productivity?
I have only one suggestion for Scott: start using the word effectiveness for the ‘good’ kind of productivity.
This large article is stuffed with handy tips. Though I not always agree (I would recommend the default apps over installing Google’s alternatives) and some advice should be updated for iOS 13, there is a lot of solid advice.
My recommendation: read the arguments before applying any tip.