What if an hour (two?) of most of your working days remained doggedly unscheduled? Call it slack, or flex, or room to breathe: space for… Read More »Working Supple; or, On not taking up the slack
The work necessary to maintain peace Change Your education The education of other people, old and new Work to improve and maintain public health The… Read More »As Long As It Takes (3): Things Which By Their Nature Are Never Finished
As Long As It Takes (2): Things That Take As Long As They Take (and which you can’t or don’t want to rush)
This is not to say that you can’t or shouldn’t affect the speed at which these things happen – just that when you’ve done what… Read More »As Long As It Takes (2): Things That Take As Long As They Take (and which you can’t or don’t want to rush)
We speed addicts must crash to earth. We have to give up. You surrender to the reality that things just take the time they take,… Read More »As Long As It Takes (1): Oliver Burkeman on Patience
The core trouble in our modern relationship with time, I think – made worse by most productivity advice – is that we’ve come to see… Read More »Oliver Burkeman: “You can’t master time… but try the Pomodoro technique.”
I’ve been trying this approach – advocated by my wife but also by Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk – to managing my weeks recently, and… Read More »Themed days: Product. Management. Strategy.
The planning fallacy is that people think they can plan, ha ha. Eliezer Yodkowsky – more here How long does it take to make a… Read More »Experiencing the planning fallacy: How long does it take to make a cup of coffee?