Posts under Productivity

The Science of Productivity

Posted June 11, 2014 under Productivity | No Comments

Over the week, I’ve been ruthlessly prioritizing a personal project, which thus explains the absence of new posts here in the past few days. I’ll tell you more about that project in the next post, but for now, I’d like to talk about Productivity, which is among the least read topics here in this blog. […]

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Paralyzed with Problems? Here are 10 Ways To Move Forward

Posted April 1, 2014 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 1 Comment

Life can sometimes get us stuck in the middle of nowhere. You keep getting passed over on that promotion at work. You can’t seem to find new clients and projects. Your business has been stagnant for months. When your life goes on paralysis and you feel you’re just going around in circles, then the change […]

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Learn About The Pomodoro Technique And Get More Things Done

Posted October 13, 2013 under Productivity | 6 Comments

I have a friend who was promoted to brand manager about eight months ago. From working out on the field as a salesman for several years, he now spends most of his days in the office, analyzing sales reports, planning marketing strategies, and creating presentations. He got so used to having a lot of control […]

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On Webinars, Event Posters and Getting Things Done

Posted October 11, 2013 under Announcements, Productivity | 2 Comments

I’ve been working with two personal finance advocacy groups since early this year – they are OFW Usapang Piso and Angat Pilipinas Coalition for Financial Literacy. Both groups have been very active in promoting entrepreneurship and personal finance to overseas Filipino workers and their families through seminars, local events and webinars. I just finished giving […]

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Do Not Let The Urgent Get In The Way of The Important

Posted September 2, 2013 under Productivity | 1 Comment

Every day, we are faced with a list of things we need to do. They can be as simple as walking our pet dog, or as complex as balancing our checkbook. It can be as easy as greeting a friend on his birthday, or as challenging as finishing that report for work. When it comes […]

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Infographic: 7 Productive Things To Do on a Rainy Day

Posted August 21, 2013 under Productivity | 2 Comments

What do you do when you’re stuck at home on a rainy day? For most of us, sleeping would be the answer. I won’t argue the benefits of sleep, especially if our overworked bodies are craving for the much-needed rest. But after a day of just lying in bed, one should try to be more […]

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David Pogue: 10 Top Time-Saving Tech Tips

Posted July 27, 2013 under Productivity | No Comments

I’m a productivity geek. I think I owe it to my engineering background to always try to be efficient. So if there’s a way to do things faster and easier, without affecting the results, then I’m all for it. And for today, I’m sharing with you a short, less-than-6-minutes, TED Talk by David Pogue about […]

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Five Productive Things You Can Do This Long Weekend

Posted March 27, 2013 under Productivity | 7 Comments

It’s Holy Week and people would either be going out of town, or staying home. If you’re part of the latter who decided on doing a “staycation” (like me) – then below are five activities you might want to consider doing. They’re all simple and easy, and won’t take up much of your time – […]

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Ready, Fire, Aim: Another Reason Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Fail

Posted February 8, 2013 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 6 Comments

In school, we were taught that making a mistake is bad. If you fail an exam, there’s no second try. Your teacher might give you a chance to make up for it. He or she can give you some project for extra credits, or allow you to retake the exam – which would of course, […]

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How To Solve Life’s Problems

Posted August 24, 2012 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting, Productivity | 2 Comments

Problems are part of life and come in many forms. They can be small and trivial such as not knowing what movie to watch this weekend (yes, that’s a problem); or big and serious such as losing your job. Aside from its impact, problems can come as one giant wave, like a sudden romantic relationship […]

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The Things I Do To Stop And Overcome Procrastination Part 2

Posted May 16, 2012 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 1 Comment

This is the last part of this article, to read the first part, click here: The Things I Do To Stop And Overcome Procrastination Part 1 The first part of this article showed ways on how to overcome the most common excuses that procrastinators say. This second part will give you more tips on how […]

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The Things I Do To Stop And Overcome Procrastination Part 1

Posted May 15, 2012 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 2 Comments

The thing about work, and life in general, is that there will always be something that you need to do. Finish one task, errand or project; and a new one pops over the horizon. Every day is a constant, personal battle between productivity and procrastination. And if you’re a freelancer or an entrepreneur who works […]

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