Do you want to read more? Do you have a smartphone? Do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Facebook, habitually checking Twitter, or scanning Google News with no recollection of how you got there? Yeah, me too. I think I’ve found a solution. The Problem You and me, see, we’ve got this bad habit: When […]
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.
The busier we are, the more we think about how busy we are. “What should I do next? Wow, this list is long.” “Is this what I should be doing right now?” “Aaaah, I’m so busy!” Thinking steals time from working. Now we’re even busier. This is a problem. Order Matters Less Than You Think […]
Today is April 4th, and I just finished my taxes. My next actions list tells me I’ve been putting off my taxes since January 3rd. Not my proudest moment, especially since I, you know, have a blog about productivity. Come on, Vieker, this is a little embarrassing. What’s the problem? The problem is perfectionism. I […]
Bad days are inevitable. Can you stay productive when you’re having one? Some days, of course, everything goes right. You wake up energized, the sun is shining bright in a cloudless sky, and your coffee’s ready just as your toast pops up. You’re motivated and fired up! You’re super productive all day, plowing through your […]
This blog is getting harder to write. I’ve been at it for a few weeks now, and it’s not new and fun anymore. In fact, it’s starting to feel suspiciously like work. The honeymoon is over, and the slog has begun. I welcome this change. Now is when it starts to count. Starting Is Necessary […]