http://hbr.org/2013/03/the-multitasking-paradox/ar/1 I’ve long been a fan of mono-tasking. This interactive infographic on HBR illustrates how damaging multitasking (or frequent task switching) can be to your productivity.
I’m consolidating my web content here because of some powerful remarks by Tantek Çelik on Jeffrey Zeldman’s Big Web Show podcast. Tantek spoke convincingly about the importance of owning our own data.
Amazon just announced their new AutoRip service which will automatically load the MP3 version of an album to your cloud storage whenever you buy a physical CD from them. I once knew a music lover who ripped his entire library to his iPod, but would sit in his living room looking at the CD case … Read More
This morning I was feeling good about myself for getting to work early and being ready to tackle the day. Then I realized that I forgot my computer at home. When I stopped to tell a coworker that I was heading back to get it, she told me that she just leaves her computer at … Read More
Experience has taught me that when they are asking questions – grilling you – they are looking to see if you and your ideas fit into their existing understanding of their world. Nilofer Merchant, 5 Types of People to Run Like Heck From
I got my Nike+ Fuel Band for Christmas and charged it that day. Today is the first time I have had to recharge it. There is a lot to love about this thing, but a battery that lasts 21 days has to be in the top 3.
There’s nothing like unlined paper when you need to think creatively.
Chalene Johnson talks a lot about priorities in day one of of the 30 Day Push Challenge. Priorities aren’t something I normally think much about as part of my existing productivity system, of which I am rather proud. To determine priorities, I somewhat arbitrarily assign projects a score of 1-3 for importance and urgency. While … Read More