Beware of Toxic Productivity

Productivity

Friday, February 19th, 2021

Beware of Toxic Productivity

It may seem like a modern concept — but we’ve been striving for productivity for centuries. For example, one of the earliest mentions of productivity can be found in the classic economics text Wealth of Nations, written by Adam Smith in 1776. What’s more, Benjamin Franklin came up with the first to-do-list in 1791. Even the […]

Can You Actually Get More in Less Time? Yes. You Can.

Productivity

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Can You Actually Get More in Less Time? Yes. You Can.

We have a tendency to believe that we must be productive every waking moment of the day. I’m sure you’ve found yourself immediately responding to emails as soon as you turn your alarm off in the morning. After that, you’re getting ready for the day, put in ten hours at work, cook dinner, and then […]

9 Ways You Can Work Smarter Everyday

Productivity

Friday, May 31st, 2019

9 Ways You Can Work Smarter Everyday

Today we’re going to learn a few ways you can work smarter. At some point you’ve heard the saying “work smarter…not harder.” After all, it’s been used since the 1930s after being coined by Allan F. Mogensen, the “Father of Work Simplification.” But, in this age where you’re expected to be “on” 24/7, is it […]

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