When I worked as a freelance musician, I was self-employed. I currently work in higher ed, and the way I see it, I’m still self-employed. In fact, I go to great pains to remind myself of this frequently. We all want to create change in the world while simultaneously advancing our careers, right? I’ve found […]
Below, you'll find articles on productivity. Time is a non-renewable resource, and how we spend our time largely determines on our lives turn out.
Topics include time management, priority management, how to use Getting Things Done, improving concentration, and the power of accountability.
I’ve been interested in productivity for about five years now, and I’m a little embarassed to admit I only recently adopted an intentional, well-designed morning routine. Productivity experts the world over will tell you that mornings are key: “If you win the morning, you win the day,” as the saying goes. Everyone has a collection […]
This post is part three in a three-part series: The Basics of Getting Things Done. Part one is here, and part two is here! In part one of this series, we talked about the need for an organizational system outside our own heads, one that frees up our brains to do focused work instead of […]
This post is part two in a three-part series: The Basics of Getting Things Done. Part one is here, and part three is here! In the previous post, we talked about the basics of Getting Things Done, or GTD. We looked at the benefits: a feeling of focused, calm control over your work, and by […]
This post is part one in a series. Part two is here! How often do you think about your own brain? If you’re like me, not often enough. We take our brains for granted most of the time, as we do with most of the wonderful things in our lives. It’s just how we’re wired: […]