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The Perfect Office Space

The Perfect Office Space

As we have already discussed in a previous section, your immediate environment has a large influence on your productiveness, whether at home or in the office. Your workplace (especially your..

Code of the Productivity Ninja

Code of the Productivity Ninja

Do you want to become a Productivity Ninja? Follow the Code, and you will surely advance to a whole new level of productiveness!..

Think of the Consequences and Make Efficiency Mandatory

Think of the Consequences and Make Efficiency Mandatory

Every person has his own reasons why he can’t accomplish his tasks in a timely manner. Some people blame laziness, some stress, and still, others blame other people. The blame game is probab..

Apply the Pareto Principle and Win!

Apply the Pareto Principle and Win!

The Pareto Principle or the 80/20 Principle is actually quite simple: only 20% of any given whole will yield 80% of the total value of your effort. This means if you have ten things to do, i..

Have a Simple System and Getting Things Done

Have a Simple System and Getting Things Done

Some people feel lost if they don’t have a fixed system. I don’t like fencing people in, but I do want to help those who want to follow a step-by-step guide. If you are one such fellow, I ha..

Project Management - Be Flexible

Project Management - Be Flexible

Again, this is another truism that is thrown around so often these days that hardly has any meaning. However, it is also good advice...

Project Management - Know How to Communicate

Project Management - Know How to Communicate

As the project manager, it is your responsibility to make sure that information is flowing smoothly amongst the team’s members. Doing this will require you to be aware of what everyone is do..

Project Management - Know Your People

Project Management - Know Your People

If you are going to be the person in charge, you need to know the people working with you. If you are just getting put in charge of your first project, there is a good chance that you alread..

Project Management - Know Your Scope

Project Management - Know Your Scope

Perhaps the most important thing to understand with any project that you are managing is exactly what your project is. This may seem obvious at first but if you stop to think about it you wi..