Unplugging Productivity Killers

In a recent Comcast commercial, a ten-year-old boy feels chagrined because his parents are wasting the power of their high speed internet connection on watching funny dog and cat videos. This boy seems particularly focused, for a ten-year-old, until the distant bell of an ice cream truck distracts him. He looks directly into the camera, […]

Choosing the Road Less Traveled

“Recalculating.” She was firm, yet understanding. I had failed to turn where she told me to, and she wanted to get me back on track. She, Lola, the GPS navigator in my car, had given me very clear instructions to turn onto Route 24 as I was en route to Indianapolis. I knew Lola was […]

Painting Yourself into a Corner

What if I told you that many of the activities you do to “save time” at work are actually costing you time? Let’s start by looking at “the weekend painter.” The weekend painter, in an effort to save money by doing the painting him or herself, breaks the painting task up into small painting sessions […]