- Productivity Life Lesson! Not everyone cares April 17, 2018All animals are equal Remember George Orwell’s Animal Farm? There’s a line often cited in it: All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. Let’s risk being a bit rude about the people you work with and change that a little. All colleagues are equal, but some colleagues are more equal […]
- Episode 009 - Running a business on only three hours a day! April 10, 2018Chatting to Sarah Tomlinson about how she runs her web design business on only a few hours a day is inspiring. (On a bad day it's intimidating!) With a seven month old and another baby on the way, Sarah's learned how to be more efficient than most people. It's just they way it has to […]
It’s not magic. And it’s not personal
It’s about getting more done – but doing so in a way that doesn’t cost more than the effort is worth… productivity isn’t an end in itself. Productivity exists to do achieve something, not just to be there.
That’s my philosophy. And that’s almost the only personal bit to my approach. I’m a scientist at heart (I have a PhD and over 24 years as a university researcher to my name with more published journals and books than I’ve bothered to count). What that means is that I research what works, and look at why it works, so that we can all get more done. I’ve spent time reading and researching so that you don’t have to.
Don’t applaud, just throw money, as actors say 😉