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“we’re knee-deep in project management apps” but “we’re left with little headspace”

LSE professor Judy Wacjman explains why "time-saving technology has completely backfired:" First, there's the question: is a "hyper-productive philosophy—and the digital devices it breeds—actually conducive to genuine inventiveness and imagination?"

By |2015-10-27T10:44:36-07:00October 27th, 2015|Business and work, Time|Comments Off on “we’re knee-deep in project management apps” but “we’re left with little headspace”

“what the most productive 10% of our users have in common is their ability to take effective breaks”

A study recently conducted by the Draugiem Group, a Latvian IT company, provides another data-point about the important of rest in a good day’s work. Julia Gifford, a writer and

By |2014-09-16T04:39:31-07:00September 16th, 2014|Advice, Business and work, Routines, Statistics / Surveys, Time|Comments Off on “what the most productive 10% of our users have in common is their ability to take effective breaks”

“most companies have no clear understanding of how their leaders and employees are spending their collective time”

Harvard Business Review has a long piece by several Bain & Co. consultants on how much time organizations waste through email, meetings, etc. TL;DR version: it’s a lot,

By |2014-05-03T11:00:14-07:00May 3rd, 2014|Attention / Distraction, Business and work, Contemplative computing, Email, Statistics / Surveys, Time|Comments Off on “most companies have no clear understanding of how their leaders and employees are spending their collective time”

Smartphones and sleepless nights in Northern Ireland

Problems keeping technology in balance aren't specific to the United States, according to Northern Ireland business Web site Business First Online: While technology ownership in Ireland has seen

By |2012-10-16T15:28:29-07:00October 16th, 2012|Attention / Distraction, Contemplative computing, Health / Medicine / Wellness, Social media, Statistics / Surveys, Technology, Time|Comments Off on Smartphones and sleepless nights in Northern Ireland
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