Why Is Getting Tasks Done So Darn Hard?

The ideas behind productivity and time management tools are a given, but then why is getting tasks done so darn hard? You might be using the wrong tools for your style of working and that can be more of a hindrance than a help. Over the years I have used many …

Diet for your to-do list?

Do you need to put your to-do list on a diet? Instead of shrinking, your to-do list keeps on growing and getting longer and longer every day. What’s going on? Just like with a food diet, if you put more to-do items on your list than you complete you’ll get overwhelmed. …

Is learning a new skill worth your time?

Sometimes it is so difficult saying no to shiny objects, but what criteria should you apply to figure out if you should go for it or not. I found this quote very helpful. Think about it. Should you learn HTML to create your own website? Will the end result look professional or …

Pyramid of Success by John Wooden – Give It a Go

Have you ever heard about “the Pyramid of Success” by John Wooden? Do you know what it is all about and how it can teach you to be successful? Are you aware that most successful people are also leaders? Do you agree with this statement? You also can be the person others …

Better Organized Means More Productive

For the last 20 years I have had a good number of workers in my house, but this week clearly showed me that great organization makes the job so much easier for the worker. The worker had to use a colleague’s truck to do the job. The problem was that …

Do You Know Your Chronotype?

What’s your favorite or best time to work to get things done? Since I wrote about how your body clock influences your productivity, I came across this additional information by Dr. Michael Breus – the sleep doctor. Now what the heck is a chronotype? Believe it or not – your body has …