Time Management

Find Out The Activities That Can Be Automated

By |2015|

A sea of ink and hours of video have been dedicated to the looming battle between humans and machines, often concluding that the machines win and human workers lose. It is a nearly irresistible narrative, which has been captured in books such as Martin Ford’s Rise of the Robots and […]

Making Best Use Of Your Travel Time

By |2015|

I’m writing this article on a flight to Raleigh-Durham; I began it last week on a train from New York City, and added a few paragraphs a couple days later on a flight to San Francisco. I’m not alone: the Global Business Travel Association predicts that business travel spending will […]

Why Following Up After Meeting Is The Most Important Task

By |2015|

Steve Jobs insisted that every item on a meeting agenda have a designated person responsible for that task and any follow-up work that happened. He called that person the DRI—the Directly Responsible Individual. He knew the public accountability would ensure that a project or task would actually get done, and […]

Why You Should Not Check Email’s Frequently

By |2015|

Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen—olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you squander on gas? What would happen to your productivity?
We all recognize the inefficiency […]

10 Hacks Used By Entrepreneurs To Increase Work Productivity

By |2015|

Every entrepreneur wants to get more out of his or her day. Unfortunately, willpower starts depleting, and will only take you so far. Trying to cram more into an already busy schedule is just going to make you less productive in the long run. It’s important to realize that entrepreneurs are naturally ambitious […]

What Can You Learn From Yelp’s CEO Jeremy About Running Meetings

By |2015|

He doesn’t run too many meetings, if any. Most meetings at Yelp are run according to the RASCI model (Responsibility assignment matrix), which was imported from eBay and is undoubtedly used at other companies, too. The goal is to run meetings more efficiently without the meeting overload you sometimes find […]

How These 8 Self-Made Billionaires Manage Their Time

By |2015|

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse’s new book 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn’t disappoint. What stood out to me in particular were these time-management tips […]