The future of our to-do list and how our kids redefine productivity

With 2014 coming to a close I’d like to look forward at how the way we get work done continues to change. After all the changes the past 20 years, it’s mind-blowing to see how my 17 year old and his "Digital Native" friends are completely turning the way we are getting stuff done on its head. And how they help each other sleep better at the same time. Read on…

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Team meetings are dead

Are you still doing weekly team meetings where people try to make up topics to show they are doing stuff? Are you filling an hour of everyone's time every week? Have you tried scrum meetings? Daily? In this blog I share how we are using this mechanism that's we copied from our engineering team to have our marketing team collaborate more effectively.

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Do you still own your own time?

Are you treating your email as your to-do list? Who's owning your priorities? Are you still expecting your kid to respond to your emails? I've given up...or better, I've come to really appreciate the way the next generation treats incoming messages as just information. They don't let it run their lives. In this blog I'll explore why modern email productivity tools and methods like "getting things done" can be a bad thing if overdone.

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