Month: November 2011

ProdPod: Episode 25 — Is your system too complex?

Reading Time (est.): 1 minutes

Is your system too complex? Well, it is if you spend more time managing your system than your system helps you manage getting things done.   We all have an idea that benefits should be greater than the costs, whether they’re tangible or intangible. And, this naturally implies that your developing, implementing and evaluating a productivity system should be outweighed… Read more →

ProdPod: Episode 24 — Thanksgiving and Interdependence

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Every Thanksgiving, I’m reminded about all the wonderful people in my life as my greatest blessing. In our modern, global society, though, it’s easy to take many of these important people for granted the rest of the year. Every Thanksgiving, I’m reminded about all the wonderful people in my life as my greatest blessing. In our modern, global society, though,… Read more →

ProdPod: Episode 23 — “Become a ‘Possibilitarian.’”

Reading Time (est.): 2 minutes

[Update: #ProdChat, the productivity Twitter chat is now weekly!] Perseverance is a definite key to success. And, there are opportunities to persevere in everyday life. “Become a ‘possibilitarian.’ No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities– Always see them, for they are always there.” ~Norman Vincent Peale I’d like to… Read more →