Sometimes you wish there were more hours in the day. You have been busy the whole day, and you still have not got round to setting up a project that you planned, or looking up a course that you want to follow. What can you do? Take a look at the way that you spend your time. Lees verder “Boulders and pebbles”
Imagine your work, or a project in your work, as a vegetable garden. The vegetable garden requires constant attention, but not all the required work can, or needs to be done, at the same time.
Lees verder “Your work is a vegetable garden”
There are many ways of getting work done. An effective way is to divide the work into manageable chunks, make a plan for these, and then focus on completing a chunk at a time.
Lees verder “Visualize work with a kanban board”
The summer period is here, and perhaps you are going on holiday. You often choose a totally different way of life. For example, a small house, a tent, or perhaps just a few bags and a bicycle. You take a condensed selection of stuff with you in a suitcase, and leave the e-mail to its own accord. You limit certain distractions, because then you can enjoy the different holiday surroundings to the fullest. You become nifty at getting along with less stuff, you come up with creative solutions, and finally, without the TV and the computer, you have time for that book.
Lees verder “Set your (holiday) limits”