Tag Archives: Productivity

Agree or Disagree? “Email will be dead by the end of 2012.”

Agree or Disagree? “Email will be dead by the end of 2012.” was a Facebook update of Mindjet software. So far it got 26 comments and 2 people liked it. Most of the commenters disagreed that Email will be dead … Continue reading

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How Happiness Can Fuel Success At Work

Disclaimer: I do not agree with each and every statistic mentioned in the infographic below nor with the solution. I agree with the most obvious thing. Engaged employees spur profitability. As to how much profitability, it is up for debate … Continue reading

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Not enough time in the day? Sleep less, maybe?

We all complain that we do not have enough time in the day. We look at our busy lives and think if we only had one extra hour per day then we would accomplish a lot. We also look at … Continue reading

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A productivity guru brings nirvana to an executive – A true story

Once upon a time there was a king who was loved by all his subjects. The king had everything that he wanted but still was not happy. The reason for his unhappiness was all the things that the king wanted … Continue reading

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Are you an emailer? 4 wrong ways of defining the email overload problem.

When people at parties ask me what I do, I think I am just going to start saying that I’m an “emailer.” Background The above comment was linked in a tweet that I got recently. The writer who tweeted the  blog … Continue reading

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Entertainment vs Education: What is your ratio?

Are you spending more time on entertainment and less on education or is it vice versa? Here is what I found out based on the Department of Labor statistics. Background: Entertainment and education are necessary. Why?  Because, both are USEFUL … Continue reading

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Productivity Tip # 12: Following news is a waste – part 3

This is the third and final post of this productivity tip. Please read post 1 and post 2 before reading this post. In my earlier post I mentioned about blogging being one of the ideas that I got from reading … Continue reading

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Productivity Tip # 12: Following news is a waste – part 2

In my earlier post, I talked about how life was before I went on a media diet. Please check it out before you read this one. The Media Diet Things changed for the better after I went on a media … Continue reading

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Productivity Tip # 12: Following news is a waste – part 1

How it started In early 2010, I read an article about going on a media diet. The article talked about how much time we spend following news on TV, internet, magazines and newspapers. The author of the article then asked … Continue reading

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A Tragic Story on Multitasking

Background I came across a tweet recently about a post called “Multitasking – Public Enemy #1” . This tweet reminded me of the story that I made up which I frequently used to tell my project team members. A story … Continue reading

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