Unusual Subroutines

The blog and musings of Christopher Allen-Poole
Entries for tag "productivity"

Priority is the Key

If you want to be productive, then you need to know your priorities. It's a fact of life. Without prioritization, then people (including me and you) start defaulting to "whatever seems the most urgent right at this very moment." That leads to increased rate of re-tooling, which leads to waste. This also means you have a perpetual "work in progress" list, causing all sorts of slow-down, confusion, and pile-up.

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Productive Activities

I've started to think about my own life efforts in the context of "productivity." I don't just mean work efforts, I mean life efforts. If you're only focused on productivity at work then you've missed more than half of your hours in a work day, and at least 60% of your week. Productivity can't just be focused on the office.

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