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Paying Attention?

Multitasking is a myth – handling interruptions at work actually requires rapid task-switching, which can bear a cost to our health and ruin our productivity. I explored this challenge in my Masters research.

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On why less is often more.

The challenges of working productively from home are especially acute during Covid19. What might we do to enable us to work more effectively? What is working from home doing for our own well-being and productivity? Let’s start with some of the challenges.  It’s tough to follow my mantra of curating your workspace to suit theContinue reading “On why less is often more.”

Paying Attention?

Multitasking is a myth – handling interruptions at work actually requires rapid task-switching, which can bear a cost to our health. “Choice of attention – to pay attention to this and ignore that – is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible forContinue reading “Paying Attention?”

It’s email, but not as we knew it

How many people have received an email from someone asking if you’ve seen their email? Is there anything crazier? That’s just people making work about the work. Time to back up a it before getting back to email…

Getting stuff into Evernote

There are numerous ways of getting information into Evernote; the following are listed in order of frequency with which I think I use them: Google chrome browser plug-in clips web content in various formats – screen grab, full page, simplified article (great for reading) and saves pdfs directly to Evernote. Open a pdf in yourContinue reading “Getting stuff into Evernote”

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