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Monthly Archive: September 2015

Productivity the gemba way

#Productivity the Gemba way

Gemba is a Japanese term and loosely translated means “the place where value is created”. Traditionally it has been applied to business processes and manufacturing to make them leaner, focused and more robust. An...

Is HiTask thee Online Task Management solution?

Introduction HiTask is another online task management system that is vying for this burgeoning market. If harnessed properly, online systems could have a huge advantage over local task management systems especially for dispersed collaborative...

Simply Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done(GTD) is a very popular method of task management that has revolutionized the working lives of many. And now, I will unceremoniously strip it down to the basics, do a Macgyver on...

Chunk it and boost your productivity!

“Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler!”, courtesy of Mr. Einstein. This is also true of how we go about handling tasks. Applying simple, basic principles can often give a jolt...

Chat! Is the end nigh for team email?

I see a time when collaborative teams will shun traditional email in favour of chat. You may think I have lost my marbles, and you would not be alone, but this is happening now....

One man band? 5 Tips to get stuff done

Delegation, passing responsibilities and resource planning are luxuries that many an entrepreneur, sole trader or member of a small team can only fanaticise about. When there are too many things to do and too...