Productivity and Work

Bullet Journals and Printable Productivity Planners: What Can They Do for You?

Listen on Spotify. Ever feel like you’re spinning your wheels but aren’t making any progress towards the life goals that matter most? Keep thinking about that passion project you wanted to get off the ground but haven’t found the time yet? You’re not alone.  Maybe you could try using bullet journals and productivity planners toContinue reading “Bullet Journals and Printable Productivity Planners: What Can They Do for You?”

The Value of Mindfulness (And Its Relationship to Productivity)

Listen on Spotify. Economic value in the modern world relies largely on ‘human capital’ — that is, the motivation and skills of individuals. The demand for human capital has only increased in a more knowledge-based economy.   The evolution of economies was spurred by the accessibility of information and sped up by innovation. One ofContinue reading “The Value of Mindfulness (And Its Relationship to Productivity)”

4 Cognitive Biases that Affect Productivity (and How to Tackle Them)

Listen on Spotify. Aristotle defined humans as rational beings who tend to make decisions driven by logic. This assumption comes from the idea that when confronted with two options, we plump for the choice we believe will maximise well-being. The extent to which we are rational or irrational creatures is still highly contested — asContinue reading “4 Cognitive Biases that Affect Productivity (and How to Tackle Them)”

Can Shame be Productive?

Listen on Spotify. For centuries, shame has been used as a tool of social cohesion. Parents have used mild shame as a way to teach children what is and isn’t acceptable behaviour. But other forms of shame are toxic and the polar opposite of productive. One form of toxic shame, particularly prevalent in our modernContinue reading “Can Shame be Productive?”

Assistive Tech and Efficiency in the Workplace: What’s the Deal?

Listen on Spotify. Technology surrounds us all. Not least in the workplace. You might think assistive technology (AT) is something that’s mostly used by people with disabilities, but if you’ve so much as asked Alexa what the time is, you’ve used AT.   Assistive technology first came into the workplace to help make our workingContinue reading “Assistive Tech and Efficiency in the Workplace: What’s the Deal?”

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