Quick & Dirty Productivity

It’s the same question we face over and over again: how can we use our time more productively?  Christina DesMarais gives us 4 quick and dirty suggestions for how to solve that age-old question:

  • Be selfish with your time
  • Do away with meetings
  • Manage your priorities using the concepts of “now” and “later”
  • Hire and fire quickly

These suggestions make come across as obvious to some, surprising to others.  The key is to be aware of your own strengths and weaknesses.  Then figure out which of these strategies you need to work on to stop losing time.

4 Things the Most Productive People Do Differently


When it comes to work, the most rewarding days are undoubtedly the ones during which you make good progress on your to-do list while operating in a zone of flow. But it’s a state that’s hard to achieve unless you get a few simple things right. That’s according to Amol Sarva cofounder of Knotel, a network of custom adaptable locations where companies can build their headquarters. Here are his words about the importance of mastering four simple factors when it comes to achieving high levels of productivity.  READ MORE…