Ways To Avoid Toxic Productivity

While there’s definitely nothing wrong with being productive (I am all for it, actually), if you obsess about it and it starts affecting your physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as your relationships, then it becomes unhealthy and toxic. Toxic productivity is that feeling that if you don’t accomplish something, then you’re a failure … Continue reading Ways To Avoid Toxic Productivity

Staying Productive When Working From Home

A lot of us have been experiencing new ways of working in the past months due to lockdown restrictions. Working from home has replaced our daily commute, our face-to-face meetings, and how managers manage their team. You can basically work in your jammies all day. However, working in this new environment poses some challenges as … Continue reading Staying Productive When Working From Home

Simplifying Your Task List

There will always be stuff to do - whether at work or at home. There are times when the list of things we have to tackle is never ending. And when we have a long list of things to do, it can overwhelm us, and we are usually stretched beyond our capacity. Personally, I try … Continue reading Simplifying Your Task List

Energy Management vs. Time Management

We’ve all heard about time management and how it can increase our productivity by managing our task list and schedule. But there have been articles about energy management as well, and why it may be more important than time management. You can’t be turbo-charged for long periods of time. You  may be super productive for … Continue reading Energy Management vs. Time Management

How I Use My Personal Kanban Board

"Kanban" originates from Japanese words which roughly translate as “card”, “billboard”, or “visual signal”. The Kanban methodology was originally used by Toyota to make their manufacturing processes more efficient and lean. It makes use of a Kanban board which is an easy way to visualise the things you need to do, what is currently being … Continue reading How I Use My Personal Kanban Board