Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

The blessing of a tiny space

By johannatime On December 11, 2014 No Comments
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A big office holds more furniture and things than a closet size one. A large home is filled with more posessions than a tiny cottage. You may think bigger is better, but today I will demonstrate it is not. So much time is wasted organising and packing away stuff each day. So many people are overwhelmed by

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What Goldilocks teaches you about productivity

By johannatime On July 11, 2014 No Comments
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Have you got tasks on your list that are too hard? You are likely to procrastinate on them, and you’ll feel overwhelmed, too. When tasks are too easy, on the other hand, you will feel bored and not productive. Goldilocks, the girl who breaks into the three bears’ house, can teach you an important lesson about productivity.

Goldilocks and porridge,

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Holiday reflection time: how to look back on a wonderful year

By johannatime On December 18, 2013 No Comments
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The Christmas holidays are a time for reflection and reconciliation. Some days off work will help you get the busyness and overwhelm off your mind. I encourage you to look back for some moments, rather than being stressed about tomorrow’s deadlines. Somehow, hanging out with family instead of coworkers, helps you change your focus, too. I recommend you use this

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The benefits of doing nothing at all

By johannatime On November 17, 2013 No Comments
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Do you ever do nothing at all? I mean deliberately not spending time or energy or attention on your tasks? And feeling good about it? If so, please comment below about your experiences and tips on how to do that! And if not, this post is for you, so please continue reading, because doing nothing is important for your

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The wonderful experience of flow and how to get more of it

By johannatime On October 20, 2013 No Comments
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Sometimes, you just get a lot done and you feel good about your day. And sometimes, you are avoiding the big thing you should be working on and do nothing useful instead either. Getting things done fast means being productive and enjoying flow. Avoiding that big thing means you procrastinate. Today, I’ll share a few tips

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What is Activity Based Working? A new office concept explained in a nutshell

By johannatime On September 22, 2013 12 Comments
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New offices are built every day, and you may have heard of this new office concept ‘Activity Based Working‘ or ‘ABW’, already? At the COMCARE 2013 national conference I attended last week in Canberra, many were not aware of the idea behind ABW. It’s time to explain.

Activity

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Minimalism at work

By johannatime On September 15, 2013 2 Comments
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This blog post is different. Usually, I explain to you how things work for me and my clients. Today, I’m confused, and I ask you what you think. Because I’m researching the concept of minimalism, and I’m unsure if I’m ‘getting’ it. So please share your thoughs in the comments, or drop me a line via Twitter @johannatime.

In my attempt to understand minimalism, and after some

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Making believable plans

By johannatime On September 1, 2013 No Comments
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An unbelievable plan

Let me set out an imaginary situation: there is little time left to complete that report and you promise that next week, you will work on the assignment full time. You will not waste a moment on e-mail snacking, or hanging around the water cooler, you will lock yourself up and write that report, and on Friday,

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The Secret is not a secret: it’s called focus filter

By johannatime On August 18, 2013 No Comments
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Have you read the book? It’s about a secret how everything is possible and nothing is impossible and that. About the universe granting you what you ask for. I’ve seen the movie, I loved it, and yes I agree everything is possible

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How to be productive in your after lunch dip

By johannatime On August 11, 2013 No Comments
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In the past couple of weeks I explained two ways to organise your to do list so it facilitates you in making the most if your time. If you are a real time management ninja you use them both; you have actions sorted per

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