Tag Archives: productivity

Parkinson's Law

Why Lazy People Are The Most Innovative

Work expands to fill the time available for its completion. This old chestnut is called Parkinson’s Law. On slack days we get less done because there is less deadline pressure. We simply allow ourselves to dawdle. 

Freedom Is An Empty Box

Often we confuse success with the amount of stuff it brings. Material possessions are really an encumbrance that hold us back from attaining true happiness. Freedom is an empty box. It’s full of possibilities, yet has no mass. The next time you think about over scheduling yourself, or committing to too many activities because you [...]

Startup mistakes include the failure to make clear goals before launching

Startups Without Goals Plan To Fail

Failure to plan is planning to fail. Far too many startups fail because they don’t define their mission until its too late. One of my biggest startup mistakes was fleshing out goals with my co-founder more than a year after we had been working together.  As ridiculous as this sounds, I’m sure I’m not the only [...]