Tag Archives: Efficacy

Networking is Overrated: Focus on Your Reputation

I’ve observed in recent years that many professionals became obsessed with networking. These are the people who constantly participate in conferences, meetups and other kinds of networking events. They like to collect business cards and feel excited whenever they connect … Continue reading

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Do we need more time or do we need more energy?

Busy people in general apply a simple formula: invest extra hours to get more work done. However I think there is a flawed assumption here: that the quantity of work accomplished grows linearly with the amount of time invested. Besides … Continue reading

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Priorities and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

Recently, when I was thinking about the priorities of a project I’m working on, I used as a source of inspiration the¬†Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. This hierarchy is usually depicted as a pyramid, as you can see in the image … Continue reading

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Everything is an experiment: on decisions and retrospectives

In decision-making, we try as much as we can to impact future results based on our previous experience. But every decision is also based on the assumption that its positive consequences will be greater than any possible negative outcome. Therefore, … Continue reading

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To Increase Productivity, Avoid Multitasking

Most people look for ways to increase their productivity. Many of them believe that they will be more productive by handling several tasks simultaneously, what is known as “multitasking”. But this is actually a trap! By trying to perform many … Continue reading

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Digital Nomads: The Upside of Being Always Connected and Working from Anywhere

Today lots of people complain about being always connected to work. A recent study shows that: 45 percent of workers feel obligated to respond to emails after hours. 42 percent of employees feel obligated to check in with work while … Continue reading

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Sharing Some Bits of Wisdom

Sometimes I find some amazing content on the Web which I want to share with all the readers of my blog. The picture below was created by Anna Vital, and I think it presents in a very concise form some … Continue reading

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