Mode-Based Work

Diving Into Deep Work

Are you doing your very best work or are you just going through the motions? This post will give you tips for how you can do the “deep work.”

7 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Slack

Tired of spending all of your time in your email inbox? Slack helps you say goodbye to email while keeping all of your teams’ communications and files in one place, wherever you go.

Do YOUR Things

Your things rarely come from your email inbox or direct message. They come from what is derived from those emails and those messages. Yet so many times we go to those platforms to see what things are there for us…even if they aren’t our things to do (or to do next).

The Two Minute Warning: Why Two Minute Tasks Don’t Work

If you have a task that comes your way and it can be done in two minutes or less, then get it done and out of the way. It seems like a good idea, right? I’ve even offered it as productivity advice in the past. But here’s the thing: I’ve discovered that it doesn’t work.

What I have discovered is another approach that does work, all while helping stave off overwhelm and setting realistic expectations in terms of focus and achievement in my day. Something that just can’t be done in two minutes or less.