A Gallup poll shows we’re reading fewer books each year. Is this a trend to be worried about?
What Would You Do With More Time?
Suppose you could add an extra two hours to every day: what would you do with your time? Would you take up a new hobby? Spend more time with friends or your family? Learn a new skill? Or simply give yourself more time to relax? In imagining how you’d spend an extra two hours, magically […]
The Underrated Usefulness of Taking a Time Log
Peter Drucker, the eminent management theorist who coined the term “knowledge worker,” made a compelling case for figuring out where your time goes: Effective executives, in my observation, do not start with their tasks. They start with their time. And they do not start out with planning. They start by finding out where their time […]
The Key to Sustainable Productivity
If you’ve been following productivity advice for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced the following cycle: Why is productivity so difficult to sustain? Listen to this article I suspect a major cause of the difficulty is that we readily conflate two different ideas of what it means to “be productive.” The first is a […]