For all the noise about the harm of always-on working, very little ink is spilled on how individual professionals can realistically reclaim their time and attention. Leave the talk of digital detoxes and Big Tech reform aside for the moment… here’s something you can easily start doing today.
Whatever the endeavor, your time is probably better spent taking the next small step than searching for a way to pull off a giant leap. Training for a marathon? Remodeling your house? Bootstrapping a SaaS startup? There isn’t any one thing you can do to ensure success… except to keep going.
We want to build more integrations for Daycast. What would help you most? A Slack integration that lets you create a new Daycast task from a Slack message? Or maybe a Trello integration that automatically imports your board and list items? We’re not short on ideas, but we’d love your input.
If time management were just about getting things done, Daycast wouldn’t exist. There are myriad tools to help you jam-pack your days and check off more and more boxes. But we think time management is about unpacking your days, making mindful choices to spend your limited time on what matters most.
Fed-up dieters the world over have ditched food rules in exchange for what they call intuitive eating. Maybe exhausted would-be time managers should follow suit. Hard-and-fast rules about time management abound, but we advocate a more reflective approach. Bespoke time management, if you will.
A new year is underway, and you’ve got goals to crush. With these six proven tools in your personal productivity arsenal, you’ll enjoy greater focus, sharpened mental clarity, and sustained momentum—all of which you’ll use to stay committed and moving towards your targets. Come December, you’ll thank yourself.
Day planning is not an affectation of those ultra-organized folks who color code their inboxes. In fact, day planning is not about organization at all, but preparation. And it can mean the difference between wasted resources and a humble, somewhat bumpy, but altogether more efficient workday.
When we started using FreshBooks, our whole invoicing process got easier. Now we spend less time billing clients and more time serving them. Here’s our full review, including a breakdown of how we use FreshBooks for client billing and what you can expect if you give it a try.
I thought working remotely would mean being less affected by company culture than when I worked onsite. A year later, I say culture matters more as a remote worker because it lives where I do—in my home. Fortunately, culture is something we can screen for like we might a potential housemate.
One year ago, I left the commute behind for a home office (read: desk tucked into an alcove). The adjustments have been many and all have ultimately nurtured growth—difficult, painful growth sometimes. If I had it to do over, I’d make only one change: Switch to remote work sooner. Here’s why….