Pondering Minimalism vis-à-vis Personal Productivity

ProdPod: Episode 118: Pondering Minimalism vis-à-vis Personal Productivity

Minimalism gets a great deal of media coverage today. Marie Kondo has taken the home organizing industry by storm with her KonMari method. There’s even a documentary, Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things, on the subject by and about self-professed minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. While debatable, my short statement on the efficacy of minimalism, generally, is that… Read more →

Getting More Resilient - Resilience and Productivity - ProdPod - Episode 117

ProdPod: Episode 117: Getting More Resilient

In the last episode, I defined resilience, or emotional elasticity, as I like to call it. Here, I’d like to detail tactics for bending back into shape faster for more productive output. I’ll consider these resilience-building tactics in three categories: building productivity immunity, training your productive resilience, and learning to recovery for greater resilience. Build Your Productivity Immunity | Getting… Read more →

Resilience and Productivity - ProdPod - Episode 116

ProdPod: Episode 116: Resilience and Productivity

A few episodes ago I covered several challenges that people face in their productive lives, including overcoming overwhelm, distractions, indecision, procrastination, and burnout. And, in this episode, I am detailing an important emotional skill that one hears in many contexts but is one consistent source of productive strength for those willing to build it: resilience. Defining Resilience Resilience, according the… Read more →