21 Ways Architects Can Work Smarter, Not Harder. 21 Ways Architects Can Work Smarter, Not Harder In their day-to-day work, architects face a lot of distractions and challenges: managing clients, collaborators and contractors; keeping up to date with the latest software and technologies; drafting planning applications and paperwork; and if you're lucky, even getting to design some things in between.
Originally published by ArchSmarter, this post offers 21 tips on how to maximize your productivity and minimize unnecessary work. Project schedules are getting shorter and shorter. Building types are getting more complex. We already work hard but there are only so many hours in the day. Here are 21 ways you can work smarter, not harder: Plan Your Work 1. 2. 3. 4. Focus Your Time Time is the one resource that cannot be created or stored.
32 Productivity Tips From The World's Top Designers. Even if you're working your dream job, staying productive can be tough.
That's why designers are such productivity experts: time after time, they overcome the temptation to slack so they can brainstorm new ideas, find fresh solutions, and get things done—all while hitting deadlines and keeping things under budget. We asked dozens of designers from Google, Argo Design, Huge, ustwo, Sagmeister and Walsh, Moving Brands, OKFocus, and more about their best tips for staying productive. The answers we got back range from the physical to the mental to the chemical. Staying productive is a personal thing, but we guarantee at least one of these tips will work for you. Focus On Doing Just One Thing A number of years ago, it was rumored that Steve Jobs took his inner circle on a corporate retreat to talk about company priorities.
You could send 100 tweets a day, 400 emails, and fill the world with more crap. You want to be productive? Go On Sabbatical Make A List Break Down Big Tasks Strategize. 45 Tips for Staying Organized in College - Sara Laughed. I love being in college.
And, though my room may not always show it, I also love being organized and productive. One of my most popular posts on this blog is my Ultimate Guide to College Organization, and since it’s been read and shared so many times, I thought I’d make an updated, expanded guide. Here are my top 45 tips for staying organized in college! It may seem like a lot, but you definitely don’t need to implement all these tips. Just read them over and see which ones fit you and your lifestyle.
Attitude – 45 Tips for Staying Organized in College 1. Planning – 45 Tips for Staying Organized in College 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Syllabi – 45 Tips for Staying Organized in College 9. How (and Why) to Become a Morning Person in College - Sara Laughed. Welcome to the second post in our #ptmclass – the free productivity and time management (PTM) workshop that I’m co-hosting with Kayla Blogs and Dani Dearest!
For the month of October, Kayla, Dani, and I will be improving our productivity and time management together and help you do the same. Now that “prep week” is over, we are making the most out of our mornings together! Read on to find out how and why to become a morning person in college! I believe in early mornings.
100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive – A Life of Productivity. When I graduated University with a business degree last May, I received two incredible full-time job offers, both of which I declined because I had a plan.
For exactly one year, from May 1, 2013, through May 1, 2014, I would devour everything I could get my hands on about productivity, and write every day about the lessons I learned on A Year of Productivity. Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, and read a ton of books and academic literature on productivity, all to explore how I could become as productive as possible, and then write about the lessons I learned. One year, 197 articles, and over one million hits later, I’ve reached the end of my year-long journey, but not before going out with a bang.
This article’s a long one, but it’s pretty skimmable! Without further ado, let’s jump in. To kick things off, here are a number of my favorite time hacks to both: Hacks to get more time.