Lifescaling for Entrepreneurs – 3 Tips

As an entrepreneur, you’re balancing creativity, productivity, and probably a lot of paperwork necessary to keep the lights on. In the process, you’ve no doubt become something of a multitasker, toggling between products/projects, responding to clients, and putting out all sorts of unexpected fires that …

Our Distraction is Costing a Fortune!

Many of us are working a six- or even five-hour workday without realizing the benefits in terms of time spent with family, on hobbies, exercise, or energizing side projects.  Instead, we’re still spending eight-plus hours “at work,” but instead of getting a full day’s work …

6 Steps to Greater Efficiency-The Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique sounds simple. But, if you’re where I was when I started doing the work for my new book LIFESCALE, applying it may be incredibly difficult at first. But, trust me, it works. And the process does get easier. A brief history-named for …

Lifescaling for Productivity at Work

The title for this piece could just as easily be- Toss Your Multitasking Habit in the Circular File. Our misguided belief that multitasking is the best way to get a lot done is simply wrong. It actually leads to lower productivity, poor-quality work and even …

The Myth of Productive Multitasking

While most of us know that multitasking doesn’t reallywork for anything but the simplest of tasks, many ofus don’t understand that this approach to work can beactively destructive in a number of ways. For starters,it actually reduces our productivity by about 40% andlowers our IQ’s …