How to Overcome Productivity denting Behavioral Biases

Think Clearly without biases

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. – Dale Carnegie

Behavioral Biases Can Stifle Productivity

One of the strangest things about humans is that we are full of biases, fallacies, and illusions — yet, we are either ignorant or in denial about them.

We feel so strongly about our ideas and convictions, that we feel things can’t be any other way. We believe that we are perfectly rational – always. Continue reading “How to Overcome Productivity denting Behavioral Biases”

How to prioritize your tasks for Maximum Productivity?

Prioritization

“I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.” — Eisenhower

The Prioritization Problem:

Productivity is all about being and doing the essential.

However, the number of tasks that you may have to do at any given time, can get overwhelming. Here are some of the typical things you may encounter when wrestling with a growing to-do list: Continue reading “How to prioritize your tasks for Maximum Productivity?”

How to maximize your Productivity with Deep Work?

Deep Work
I’ll live the focused life because it’s the best kind there is – Winifred Gallagher

This is a review of the book  Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World  by Cal Newport.

Visualize Two Scenarios

Scenario A:

You have been trying to get a deliverable or a task wrapped up in 5 minutes. You are almost there. Just then you get an instant messaging notification beep. Lured by the notification,  when you check, the link takes you to an interesting article, that is an estimated 15 minutes read.

Continue reading “How to maximize your Productivity with Deep Work?”