to be successful

To be successful you need these five things

We all want to do something we love and be successful. How do we become successful? Some people say that 10,000 hours of practice can make you a master in any field. But research...
technological distractions

Technological distractions and a pint of beer

Imagine Einstein having a smartphone. He would not get any work done. Or Rembrandt constantly making selfies on Instagram. Would The Night Watch ever be finished? The irony is that the technology that has...
time to focus

When is the best time to focus?

Timing and productivity go hand in hand. Did you ever take the time to stop and ‘listen’ to your body for an entire day? When is the best time to focus and be productive?...
job

Why having the right job is important for you and for society

Having a job is important for your wellbeing. But did you know that having the right kind of job is even more important? The kind of work you do, and the value it creates...
time management

Time management does not exist

Do you have the feeling you don't have enough hours in your day? Do you keep procrastinating and forgetting stuff? Having trouble completing tasks? Take control and start using time management! But is it...
open plan offices

This is one of the first open plan offices and it is brilliant

Personally, I don't believe in open plan offices. People need to be able focus to work and deliver good quality. But did you know that one of the first open plan offices was built...
the perfect circumstances for success

How to create the perfect circumstances for success

We are not Formula 1 drivers but sometimes we can pretend to be. Winning a Grand Prix is extremely hard and drivers need to focus on a lot of details. They need to be...
place to focus

Create your place to focus

Sometimes getting things done is a simple choice. A choice for you to create that place where you can sit no matter what the external circumstances are. A place to focus. Nobody else will...
open-plan office

The shock when we moved to an open-plan office

A long time ago I worked in the IT department of a large company. I thought I was lucky because in the year I was working there management decided that we moved from a...
productivity

My ultimate guide to personal productivity

To be successful we need to get things done. For me that basically comes down to three things: knowing what to do, knowing when to do it and actually doing it. Everybody can learn to...

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Why having the right job is important for you and for...

Having a job is important for your wellbeing. But did you know that having the right kind of job is even more important? The...