Reduce the Unimportant to Maximize Your Productivity at Work

"Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization...frees you to operate more effectively." -- Larry King, American journalist. "Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite." -- Oliver Wendell Holms, American writer and physician. "Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things." -- Peter F. Drucker, Austrian management guru. In their secret hearts, most workers believe that in order to maximize their productive potential—and especially to shine in the eyes of their superiors—they have to work like dogs. This seems like common sense; but as Will Rogers taught us years ago, "Common sense ain't so common." And in any case, this little nugget of wisdom happens to be Wrong, … [Read more...]