Sharpen the saw

How to work less and get more done

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Belle Beth Cooper
July 20, 2016

We all want to get more done, and these days the default approach seems to be to simply work more hours. But, counterintuitively, this is actually the worst approach. Working more only helps up to a point. Eventually you'll hit a state of diminishing...

Motivation

4 ways to get motivated when you don't feel like working

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Belle Beth Cooper
July 04, 2016

Every week I write up to three new articles like this one. And every week I struggle to find the motivation to get started on each article. On Sunday night I make my to do list for the week ahead, and think about how quickly I'll get to work on this...

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There’s a Productivity System for You. Choose Yours.

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Thomas Carney
April 13, 2016

In my first job out of college, I read a book called “Getting Things Done”. The book unleashed a massive wave of inspiration in me. I had visions of being a relentless executive, churning through new initiatives at a furious rate. So, I got religion...

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When “Manual Automation” beats Coding up a Solution

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Thomas Carney
July 08, 2015

When you start a business, it’s all about throwing things at the wall and seeing if it sticks. You've launched a new app, and you get your first five paying customers. You excitedly chat with each of them as part of their concierge onboarding. Or you...