The Correct Way to Measure Productivity. THINKING, FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman.
How to be Happier and More Productive by Avoiding 'Decision Fatigue' Why Do You Feel Happy When You're 'In the Zone'? Science Finally Has an Answer. When he ran the four-minute mile in 1954, Sir Roger Bannister said, "No longer conscious of my movement, I discovered a new unity with nature.
I had found a new source of power and beauty, a source I never dreamt existed. " Flow, a state of optimal experience, arises in a very specific setting. You need to be doing an activity that embraces your skill set with a series of challenges you're able to overcome only by stretching yourself. You feel good when you conquer each challenge. Pocket. Why Being a Morning Person Will Make You Better at Your Job (and Life) Most of us, no matter what age or background we come from, are incredibly distracted from the start every morning, and therefore stumble through our work day with diminished intention and lots of unnecessary frustration.
6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science. Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades?
And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live happy lives? Success and happiness: That's the combination we all hope to achieve. But the problem is, how do we become more successful and feel more fulfilled? Brendon's findings in High Performance Habits are based on extensive research, but, more important, he lays out practical, real-world ways you can adopt the six habits to use in your professional and personal lives. 4 common lies about performance and productivity.
Elon Musk productivity tips for Tesla employees. Joe Skipper/Reuters SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is famously productive.Musk recently told Tesla employees they'd be moving to an ambitious 24/7 schedule to get Model 3 production on track.In a letter announcing the changes, Musk offered employees a list of his own productivity tips.
Elon Musk gets a lot done. Everything You Need to Be More Productive in 2018. A CEO's role comprises many big-picture responsibilities not easily crossed off a to-do list.
Some ways to think about productivity in the top job: 1. View delegation in terms of employee development. 7 Small Changes to Your Daily Routine That Can Improve Your Mood, Productivity and Health. Small changes to your daily routine can make you a lot happier.
Those changes include journaling, practicing gratitude, and even ordering takeout dinner. We collected a list of 10-minute tweaks you can make starting today, and why they're helpful. Formula for success in 2016: Work smarter AND harder. I was inspired to write this blog post after noticing a tweet by LeadDesk, one of our successful international clients.
Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead? Log In. 5 Things You Should be Doing to Have an Insanely Productive Week. The Only Productivity Tip You’ll Ever Need — StackStreet. Businessinsider. 5 Things You Should be Doing to Have an Insanely Productive Week. How to destroy Programmer Productivity. The following image about programmer productivity is making its rounds on the internet: As Homer Simpson might say, it’s funny because it’s true.
I haven’t figured out the secret to being productive yet, largely because I have never been consistently productive. Ever. Joel Spolsky talks about this in one of his blog posts: Sometimes I just can’t get anything done.Sure, I come into the office, putter around, check my email every ten seconds, read the web, even do a few brainless tasks like paying the American Express bill. Rules that have no reason are just obstacles. Productivity We all abide by many spoken and unspoken rules every day; while some of those rules have good reasons, plenty more have no reason and possibly a negative outcome.
Two minutes to make you happier at work, in life ... and over the holidays. Paolo Cardini: Forget multitasking, try monotasking. 5 Things We Need For Sustainable Performance At Work. We all want to perform well at work and live a fulfilling life.
It all gets down to these two simple needs. If we take a minute to contemplate that a bit more, those two simple needs further get down to a few simple actions. I’m writing this for those folks who work in offices at computer screens: software developers and others. #1. Get enough good sleep Big things start with simple habits. . #2. What multitasking does to our brains. 5.8K Flares Filament.io 5.8K Flares × We all know this and have heard it hundreds of times. To work efficiently we have to single task. No multitasking. And yet, we let it slip. Why You Need a Daily Prioritization Meeting. We live in a culture of urgency, constantly throwing our emotional energy into the latest public scandal, emergency, or cat video. Most of us work in always-switched-on companies where everything feels urgent. Call backs, emails, and meetings are wrought with peak energy.
Alone Time. 37signals is spread out over four cities and eight time zones. From Provo, Utah to Copenhagen, Denmark, the five of us are eight hours apart. One positive side effect of this eight hour difference is alone time. Ignore Details Early On. We're crazy about details. The space between objectsThe perfect type leadingThe perfect colorThe perfect wordsFour lines of code instead of seven90% vs 89%760px vs 750px$39/month vs. $49/month Success and satisfaction are in the details. How to Make Things Happen. Jason Fried: Why work doesn't happen at work. Article Archive.
10 Commandments of Productivity.