Tag «productivity»

Everyday I’m Buffering

Er, actually, not everyday, because that’s the magic of a service that schedules things in advance. When someone says “Buffer,” I usually think a) they’re describing someone who has spent a lot of time at the gym or b) c’mon, YouTube, I don’t want to wait 3 minutes to watch a 30 second video that …

“Chunky Yet Funky”: Thoughts on Productivity and My Writing Style

“Chunking” is the idea that when performing recall tasks, like a 40 number sequence, people are better able to remember if they group or “chunk” the sequences together. This is how, to my bank account’s dismay, I unintentionally memorized my credit card number and can now buy things online without having it on hand. This …

The Temptation To Automation

I was having a conversation the other day with another business person. “You know, I’m trying to get better with systems.” I told her. “Ugh, systems, that’s such a 2015 obsession!” she lamented. And she’s right. We’re all obsessed with doing things better, more efficiently. I have heard more systems consultants on podcasts and read …