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Category: Productivity

Rethinking productivity

Productivity is a word that is often splashed in the business world like a bloke putting ketchup on his bag of chips – indiscriminately and with great gusto! But, what do we really mean...

How to select the tasks you do today

Workers in the Information Age face challenges to effectively collect, organize and execute their tasks. Herding all tasks into a list is half the battle. However, when that has been done and we get...

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...

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...

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...