Focus at work

The five pitfalls of video calling and how to avoid them

Video calling is a great way to continue meeting your coworkers and clients when you are forced to work from a distance. But we have to be aware of the things that can go wrong. In this blog I...

Poor posture at work – Protect Ya Neck

The Wu-Tang Clan was right with the title of their debut single. We should all protect our necks. Many of us are working with laptops these days. Sitting at home, in flexible workspaces or open-plan offices. Poor posture at...

The 80/20 rule may change your life

What would you say if I told you that 80% of all your work is a total waste of time? And that only 20% of all the things you do is actually worth doing? Will you change things? Will...

This is why you should love being a specialist

Wouldn’t you like to make a living being a specialist? To immerse yourself in something, take your customers by the hand and give them the ‘specialist experience’? A visit to a British tea room inspired me. In this blog I...

The new Apple reminders app is brilliant

As a to-do app fan I was actively looking for an alternative to my OmniFocus app. Just last week I switched to Sorted 3. But then I accidentally discovered the new Apple reminders app. Which has now become my...

Sorted 3 to-do list – my first impressions

I have been using to-do list apps for years now. Today I switched from OnmiFocus to Sorted 3 and in this blog I describe my first impressions. My switch from Omnifocus to Sorted 3 OmniFocus Time is precious and I love being...

The new iPadOS helps me focus

The recently released iOS 13 on my iPad Pro (now called iPadOS) makes a huge difference and turns my iPad Pro into a true productivity tool! In this blog I share the three things I love about the new...

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? And when is the best...

How office workers have lost touch with nature

Our offices are filled with artificial light. We sometimes can’t even tell the difference between day and night. Office workers keep straining their brain muscle, sitting at their desks all day long. We have lost touch with nature and...

Human skills will beat the robots

Are you afraid robots will steal your job? They might but that's okay! Let them do all the dirty, boring repetitive work. Grab the opportunity to develop your unique human skills and create your own future job. How? Start...

Unfocus and improve your focus

When we unfocus from a problem or challenge, we relax enough to see new possibilities and solutions. Excessive focus drains our energy. We need to create space to allow ourselves to see our priorities with more clarity. The brain...

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

Watch your internal clock and know when to peak

A long time ago we were more in sync with nature. We relied on our internal clock and knew exactly what the best time was to take action or to rest. These days we are always working, maximizing the...