Looks can be deceiving, so we stick to tried and true Pareto.
Looks can be deceiving, so we stick to tried and true Pareto. My team (steeped in the 80/20 rule or Pareto Principle) came to me with this; Trello’s (new?) way of adding priorities to cards – and I have to say it looks very cool. Unfortunately, this time Trello got it wrong. Looks can be deceiving. Ok Trello fans, before you dismiss me […]
Why Fix It If People Don’t Know Email Should Be Prioritized
I just read an article by a very smart man, Nathan Zeldes, who believes that we need a benchmark for email classifier performance. In other words, some way of gaging how well auto-prioritization Maybe. Maybe not. It seems that most email apps these days are looking for this algorithm as if it were the […]
Working according to JIT (Just In Time)
More than anything else, perfectionist and self-critical attitudes about ourselves are what kills our productivity. These attitudes are most often revealed in the form of procrastination, but procrastination is not the demon; it is the messenger. Neil Fiore, in his book, The Now Habit, defines procrastination as: A mechanism for coping with the anxiety associated […]