There is something about looking at my to-do list with all of the old things I never did accomplish. It drains my energy. Does that happen to you? So one day I declared to-do list bankruptcy. I just deleted them. Don’t worry, I didn’t delete ALL of them, but at least 80% of them! I had been adding things […]
Piñata Inbox Have you noticed an upswing in activity on your calendar this fall? It started with back to school and the final quarter before year end and now we are gearing up for the holiday season. Lots of activities and demands. With those increased activities come increased communications: invitations, appointments, request, informational copies and […]
Milk – does a body good. Remember The Milk does your productivity good.
If you are productivity focused, you have a to-do list. I’ve had one for decades, but have been using Remember The Milk for over 4 years. I love my cow (the iconic logo), but sometimes she becomes bloated with overdue items. Recently I looked more closely at the causes and possible remedies for her uncomfortable condition.
I see stakeholders everywhere. Often they don’t know they are stakeholders. More often, YOU don’t know they are stakeholders. That could be a problem.
what is a sweet spot?
Many years ago, I took a couple of golf lessons. Yep, laugh all you want, but at least I tried! There’s one thing that stuck with me: finding the sweet spot. In golf the sweet spot is the best surface on the club face that, if you strike the ball right there, you’ll hit a beautiful drive. Yeah, right! Let’s just say I could see the sweet spot, but could not execute on the theory. Now I just like to golf on those courses with the windmills – if you know what i mean.
sweet spot for work
What I took away from that experience, was that there is a sweet spot in other areas of your life – like work. No, really. There is! Stay with me on this.
Do you feel under utilized? overworked? bored? have a general feeling of angst in your daily work? I know why…..do you? You’re feeling angst because you are not working in your sweet spot.