Category: Productivity

Intelligence and Limitations

“In one view, intelligence is something you demonstrate; in the other, it’s something you develop.”   Daniel Pink, “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” Do you believe intelligence is something that, is what it is, and that we

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So why are we still doing this?

“Are we even capable of explaining the status quo, or is the way we do things set merely because we forgot that we could do it better?”  Seth Godin Remember the term “Bankers Hours“? When I was growing up in

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I’m too busy, I don’t have the time to…

I’m too busy, I don’t have the time to… I’ve heard it and I’ve said it more times than I care to remember. Really, you couldn’t find five minutes in your busy day (and yes some of us are actually

Life Hack-There is a time to worry

Hello my name is Kevin and I’m a recovering worrier.  If you’re at all like me, you know that it is exhausting to have your mind constantly going, and it’s even more exhausting when you’re ruminating on the negatives. So

The 5-Truck Hump

“You cannot allow any of your people to avoid the brutal facts. If they start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.” – General James Mattis Why does it seem that new startups have trouble getting past

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How can one half-hour equal four and a half weeks?

Try to imagine an alternate universe, where when you went to work next Monday, your boss asks you into his office and then informs you, that for the next four and half workweeks, your job was to focus on mastering