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Once upon a time automobiles were individually made by hand. They were beautifully crafted and richly appointed, and only the wealthy could afford them. Then, Henry Ford devised the first assembly line and the Model T became affordable for the masses. 219 more words


Productivity Fortnight+1: Lists, To-Do's and Reviews

This is almost the final post in this three week series on productivity. Previous posts have looked at everything from mission statements, decision-making methods for task prioritisation; and larger productivity systems like GTD; to time management, focus and passion. 2,237 more words

Writing Goals

Why Swedish men take so much paternity leave

“Daddy months” – The Economist explains: Why Swedish men take so much paternity leave

Forty years ago Sweden became the first country in the world to introduce a gender-neutral paid parental-leave allowance.

Human Resources

Listening to Pain

I don’t know about you, but I have a serious emotional connection to my physical body. Whenever I’m sick, I get depressed and even morbid, depending on how bad it is. 578 more words

It's OK to Relax: Presence Over Productivity

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.  What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing.”  – Annie Dillard, on  74 more words

Shiny Things

The power of time off

How much time do we actually spend on ourselves or on what we like to do while we are working? Even when we do take leaves, how much time do we spend doing what we love or doing nothing. 161 more words