ProdPod: Episode 108: Overcoming Overwhelm

Overwhelm is a pernicious productivity detractor that affects us all in varying degrees. In my definition, overwhelm is a buildup of stimuli that creates anxiety which, in turn, blocks action or clear decision-making. For many, it’s too many tasks or projects and feeling of being time deficient to complete those actionable items in the time available. For others, it’s a… Read more →

ProdPod: Episode 107: Managing People for Productivity

In all my years of management, I’ve learned a few things which have proved consistent, that I have wrapped into a developing, high-level leadership framework for organizations, so I thought I’d share it with you. People need to be managed for greater productivity as a team; Management takes the form of people guiding people (not tools), culture managing people’s behaviors,… Read more →

Myth of the Left and Right Brain - ProdPod

ProdPod: Episode 104: The Myth of the Left and Right Brain

For decades we have talked about the “left-” and “right-brained” person. The idea categorizes those who are left-brained as more analytical and better at the math and sciences, while those who are right-brained as more creative and intuitive and better at the arts. This has become common psychological parlance to talk of people in this way. After all, we have… Read more →