What does the Parkinson’s Law — a proverb about inefficient bureaucracy — have to do with your productivity?
The answer will shock you.
It’s about working smarter, not harder.
We all have 24 hours in a day. It’s how you use those hours that define your work.
You can’t store time, borrow it, or save it for later use. …
How do you create effective work habits?
You probably struggle with procrastination, time management, or focus. Everybody has been there before. It’s just how work is supposed to be.
Or is it?
Sometimes, it’s easy to be productive. But more often than not, it’s hard to get any work.
This is because you don’t rely on work habits.
Everybody can be productive once in a while. But if you want consistent progress, you need the right work habits.
It is easy to overlook your habits in a busy schedule. They take time to make an impact and you can’t…
Learning how to make checklists is a lifesaver.
Don’t believe me?
On October 30, 1935, the U.S. Army held a flight competition for airplane manufacturers in Ohio. The purpose was to build the “next-generation long-range bomber” and the Boeing Model 299 was winning. Boeing’s plane was faster, able to carry five times as many bombs as the requested amount, and was also more complex.
It even got a cool nickname: “the flying fortress”.
An experienced crew led by Major Ployer P.Hill took charge of the first test flight.
Unfortunately, the plane exploded right after take-off and killed 2 of the…
Time is a scarce resource.
Yet, you live in a never-ending struggle:
You know how valuable time is, yet you cannot stop wasting it.
You spend the whole day working. But when you look back at your day, you barely see any progress. You wonder: “What have I been doing all this time? Is this why I’ve spent eight hours at the office?”
Or perhaps you take a break with the phone for “5-minutes.” Which turns into two hours. You just can’t find when to stop.
You feel terrible about your results so you try to work your way out…