Shun the vampires

I’ve been thinking about this a bit lately but more in the context of which work I take on. Some clients mean well but their expectations can be disproportionately draining and counter-productive. Seth Godin has sage advice (as usual) in his post titled “The care and feeding (and shunning) of vampires” which includes this gem:…… Continue reading Shun the vampires

Relaxing in the middle of a task tornado

Ever have one of those days when you feel like you are in the middle of a task and project tornado? Times like those remind me of one of David Allen’s mantras from his book “Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life”: Relax, refocus The other two members of my team are…… Continue reading Relaxing in the middle of a task tornado

Clarity about your tasks with the Clear app

A new app called Clear, due for release in early February, may be the productivity lifeline you have been waiting for to help you make sense of your tasks. I am an OmniFocus fan. I use it on my desktop and sync it with the app on my iPhone. OmniFocus is one of the primary…… Continue reading Clarity about your tasks with the Clear app