AIRcast Episode 005 – What we can learn about being efficient by being rubbish!?

Podcast
We're all good at something. And it's fair to say we're all less good at other things. If we're going to be honest, there are some things we're absolutely sucky at! But all is not lost. Sometimes we can look at things that we're rubbish at (or better yet, things that other people are rubbish at) to see how to be more efficient and effective. For example, I know I drive more economically when my car's computer tells me there's only enough juice in the tank to get where I'm going with not tooooo much spare! In this short, solo episode, I look at how I'm more effective when I copy people who have a problem doing what I do instinctively and easily, because the've figured out how to be…
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Maintenance va Active Tasking

Maintenance va Active Tasking

Act, General, Inform, Podcast
https://youtu.be/tMHnlP0yiOA There’s a distinction I use quite often in my planning of tasks and controlling my diary. I differentiate between tasks I identify as Maintenance tasks and tasks which are more Active. It’s not a perfect distinction but no system is perfect. It’s designed to help me figure out when to do what. First things first, let’s have some definitions Pretend that the world is as simple as I’m going to describe: it’s easier to learn that way… Active tasks are those tasks that move your project forward. You can see an end result. Some people might call them the ‘glory jobs’! They tend to be pretty easy to define and you can usually point at the outcome saying “I did that”. Often - in fact usually - Active tasks…
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