Friday Focus Archives

  • Design for Default: How to Optimize Your Daily Decisions

    On today’s Friday Focus we examine how the environment we are exposed to affect our default decisions.   Although most of us have the freedom to make a wide range of choices at any given moment, we often make decisions based on the environment we find ourselves in Consider how your default decisions are designed throughout your personal and professional life. ...
  • Why You Should Ignore Some Time-Saving Tips

    On this edition of Friday Focus we explore how to save time effectively, by looking for ways that we can save large amounts of time, rather than a few minutes.   You can find a million ways to save minutes, but you don’t build the life you want by saving time. You build the life you want, and then ...
  • The 1 Time-Management Trick That Actually Works

    This week, we turn our focus to how we can ‘win the time-management game’ by leveraging the power of just saying no. The only way to have more time and get things done is by refusing to do more than is possible in the time you have.   Every time-management system is based on two concepts: Increased efficiency – ...
  • The Only Productivity Tip You’ll Ever Need

    This week on Friday Focus we look at a simple strategy to boost your productivity that no one implements. Productivity guru, James Clear, shares how we can improve our productivity by doing the most important thing, rather than the most urgent thing, first each day.   This productivity strategy is straightforward: Do the most important thing first each day. Sounds simple. No one does ...
  • Time Assets and Debts: A Different Way of Thinking about Productivity

    Most productivity strategies focus on short-term efficiency: We often fail to realize, however, that there are certain strategic choices that impact our time on a larger scale. These choices can be categorized as Time Assets or Time Debts. Time assets are actions or choices you make today that will save you time in the future. Software is a ...