Extreme Productivity: Secrets of a Very Busy Man

Justin Fox interviews Bob Pozen, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and author for HBR and HBR Blogs, who shares with us his tips and trips for being more productivity in and HBR IdeaCast. The following are the key points discussed: Focus on results, not on time spent. For a long time, and perhaps still… Continue reading Extreme Productivity: Secrets of a Very Busy Man

Tips for Staying Organized and Efficient When on the Go

Helpful article by Gina Trapani presenting techniques of how to stay organized when travelling for work. She calls on David Allen, author of Getting Things Done with whom she co-created a clever little Popplet* with some easy tips to implement. *Note that since this blog post was made, the Popplet stopped working, even on Fast… Continue reading Tips for Staying Organized and Efficient When on the Go

Productivity Tips

With tips ranging from being organized, to monitoring mood and energy and even adressing getting enough sleep, Tony Schwartz writes a post-labour day blog post about ways to improve productivity. Reference: Six Ways to Supercharge Your Productivity | Harvard Business Review | Tony Schwartz | 7 September 2010 Initially published on Brandon Hall’s Workplace Learning… Continue reading Productivity Tips

Defining the Consultant 2.0

A recent post entitled Dream to Reality: How I Quit My Day Job by Tina Su made me reflect on the evolution of my career vocation as well as life after the graduation—my thesis defence is tomorrow at noon. I have no plans to quite my day job any time soon. But I do want… Continue reading Defining the Consultant 2.0

Getting All Things Done Means Getting the Balance Right

In one of her recent blog posts, Janet Clarey poses the question How hard is it for you to balance innovation and execution? She compares and contrasts taking time to think and innovate with working in “execution” mode. She explains that when returning from vacation, she was in execution mode, which was good because, according… Continue reading Getting All Things Done Means Getting the Balance Right