Tag Archives: Productivity

The Dangers of Day Jobs

Imagine if there was a method guaranteed to reduce your personal productivity by 35 to 75 percent. Would you take it? If you could choose to leave your own technology and software tools sitting idle at home, in a comfortable … Continue reading

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Barren Workspaces

Have you ever noticed that artists’ studios and a typical office look very different? The former is filled with tools, reference materials, things to inspire and stimulate the imagination and a modicum of happy chaos. The latter is anonymous, regimented, … Continue reading

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Death by To Do List

OK, I admit it. Tonight, I feel tired.  I feel tired, ageing and achy.  Most of this is due to working hard, but some of it is due to having so many unfinished items on my long-term To-Do lists, that … Continue reading

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What Humans Aren’t

I’ve been a human being for over a half a century now and in that time, you learn some fundamental things.  One of the things I have learnt, for which I can find no compelling counter arguments, is something that … Continue reading

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A Little Zealotry

If your creative work involves computers, I want you to consider this very seriously.  Like all recent converts, I’m a zealot.  If you have ever added up all the time you spend waiting on your hard drive to do its … Continue reading

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Time Vampires

There are calls on our time, either externally-imposed or self-inflicted, that can really get in the way of being productive and creative.  I would be the last to advocate a hermitic existence.  I think contact with people is vital to … Continue reading

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Motivations

Lately, I have been feeling a loss of motivation. I’m not entirely sure why. All I can say is that my day job has become more demanding and stressful, with the introduction of some major new clients and that it … Continue reading

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