Assertiveness at Work is a thoroughly practical book packed with readily implementable tips on assertiveness.
I am an enthusiastic explorer of what it means to live the good life. I'm always reading multiple books – both fiction and non-fiction – and always have multiple personal projects underway. I firmly believe that the good life and the organised life, the productive life and the joyful life, go hand in hand. Things I geek out about include: reading; baking; syntax; metafiction (especially fantasy); productivity systems; analytic philosophy; The Princess Bride (book and film); misattributed quotes; clear communication; the creative process; logic puzzles; wide leg pants; and lifelong learning.
Did you know that you’re the goose that lays the golden egg?
In one of Aesop’s fables, a farmer is lucky enough to own a goose that lays golden eggs. So what does the farmer do? He kills the goose so that he can get at all the eggs inside it.
Welcome to the May 2018 instalment of “My Good Life”, a monthly series in which I interview different people about their lives. This month’s interviewee is my dear friend Belinda Calderone. … Continue reading My Good Life: “I’m trapped in a 33-year-old’s body. But I don’t let that stop me from living my best grandma life.”
It’s 3pm. You have this One Big task you’ve been trying to get around to all day, but it’s just not happening. And the more you look at that task, the more you realise you’re going to need longer than you thought to get it done…
Here’s how I use Evernote to build my productivity knowledge database.
You know that thing where you think “I’m just going to get myself a glass of water,” so you go into the kitchen, but once you get there you can’t remember what you wanted to do? It’s a real thing.
Welcome to the second instalment of “My Good Life”, a monthly series in which I interview different people about their lives. This month’s interviewee is Kirra Minton, history PhD candidate, reader, and lover of nature.
How can you avoid comparing yourself to other people on social media? Here’s an expert’s advice.
Download your free guide to how to get the most out of your day, whether you’re a morning person, a night owl, or something in between.
On totally different schedules? You can still be friends.
So you want to be productive. But what about all those annoying tiny chores that only take a few minutes and pile up on your to-do list? Make like a baker and batch it.
Do you get that sinking feeling every time you open your email inbox and see just how many new emails have arrived since you last checked? Here’s what to do about it.