Tag Archives | Personal Productivity

Working Deeply–Podcast 151

My 151st podcast on personal productity dives into “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” by Cal Newport. also viewable on YouTube. Newport differentiates the work that will lead you to success (deep work–thinking) from that work that just fills time (shallow work–answering email, reading Facebook, etc.). He provides tips on organizing […]

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Enhance Personal Productivity Through Better Email-Updated

Personal productivity isn’t the focus of my writing. It’s industrial technology and strategies, of course. But finding and using personal productivity tips and processes underlie how I can accomplish so much in my life–from writing two blogs, leading a church ministry, leading a number of soccer referee tasks, do marketing for an investment I’ve made, […]

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Personal Productivity Tips

Summer vacation is over and it’s “Back To Work” time. What does that mean for most of us? Rushing from task to meeting to email to meeting to task? Do we try “multi-tasking” only to get lost in missing details and focus? Do we try concentrating on two or three things at a time? I’m […]

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Automation Apps

This is just a quick post to call out some recent apps (I have them on iPhone/iPad, not sure about Google Play). Profibus/PI North America has an app that is news centric. You are greeted with blocks of news content relative to Profibus and Profinet technologies and applications. ISA has a new magazine app named […]

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Amazing Use of To-Do Lists

My introduction to To-Do Lists for personal productivity came probably 30 years ago while listening to Earl Nightengale. He told a story of the consultant who was hired by the CEO of a huge steel company many years ago to help him be more effective and get things done. The consultant told the CEO to […]

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