5 Reasons Why FlyLady Doesn’t Cut It For Me

5 Reasons Why FlyLady Doesn’t Cut It For Me

When I first started writing about productivity — back when dinosaurs roamed the earth — someone sent me the link for FlyLady, tell me it was like the woman’s version of ‘Getting Things Done.’ I wouldn’t describe it as such, although it does seem to be the main approach to productivity geared towards women. And, before I really...

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Stronger Productivity: Building on What’s Already Good

Stronger Productivity: Building on What’s Already Good

Often, when we take a look at our productivity, we start by looking at what’s bad. We keep a time log and highlight all the areas where we waste time We look for bad habits, like procrastination or a tendency to get distracted We berate ourselves for the things which we haven’t accomplished We notice all the tasks on our to-do lists which we haven’t...

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Is Multi-Tasking Really as Evil as It Seems?

I’ve read plenty of expert opinions that say that multi-tasking can ruin your ability to be productive: if you aren’t giving each task your full attention, nothing will ever truly get done. I’m not so sure I agree. Ask My Grandmother I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was growing up. She routinely multi-tasked, because there...

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