Content management à la office

Imagine a box. A container rather. It stands in the middle of your office. Whenever someone on your team finishes some task, she throws the notes and related information into this container. Everyone does it. Whenever the box is about to overflow, someone comes and builds up its sides. Hence, files and information do no overspill. And you continue throwing things in. Imagine you are trying to find something in this container, something particular… I have recently landed up in a place of no organisation — absolute chaos of administrative and operational information with no structure and no point of … Continue reading Content management à la office

Things I hate about marketing emails

It is 7 30 a.m., and I am reading through my emails and news feed while at breakfast. I find this morning routine highly efficient. I quickly skim through everything, remove the least relevant information and random spam and set aside time during the week to read the longer pieces.   If you, like me, read a lot during the day, you are probably as picky as I am, when it concerns the content you read. I am quite good at managing what lands in my mailbox or my news feed on Feedly. I rarely experience troubles with having too much … Continue reading Things I hate about marketing emails

Can you actually achieve more by doing less?

Is there anyone around here who has not heard of Pareto principle (aka 20/80 rule)? I guess, not many. I think this is one of the most popular productivity tools out there. Rare time management or quality management book do not cover the rule of 20/80. Even more so, I admit that I have a very vague understanding of how it works. I mean, I have a theoretical background, I know I’ve read about the principle on several occasions. I most certainly also googled the application rules. But somehow I have never really understood it correctly. Or, to tell the … Continue reading Can you actually achieve more by doing less?

Fancy living in a littered world?

I’ve mentioned in one of my recent posts that I’ve recently spent two months in Germany, avoiding travelling during the high of the COVID-19 outbreak. Germany has always been a land of milk and honey for me – ever since secondary school was I dreaming about going there, and maybe even living there. My life path has led me to Switzerland instead. However, I am still a frequent visitor, and I always cherish particular affection for Germany deep in my heart. I used the time spent in Germany to explore the country a bit – not as a traveller, but … Continue reading Fancy living in a littered world?