Pulling a few weeds every time is good for maintenance, but it doesn’t make sense to spread fertilizer one square foot each day. Cricket (via The Repeat Test and Personal Kanban ) Little-and-often and do-till-one are two different tools. (…) most projects need a mix of tools.
Three useful one-liner anchors to use on e-mail | Ricardo Clerigo I also find that starting text with a “> [Keyword]” combination works great, as in: Agreed: text Follow-up: text Action: text
Eliminate an old activity before you add a new one. Greg McKeown (in The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Harvard Business Review ) This simple rule ensures that you don’t add an activity that is less valuable than something you are already doing.
Instead of asking, “How much do I value this item?” we should ask “If I did not own this item, how much would I pay to obtain it?” Greg McKeown (in The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Harvard Business Review ) … and the same goes for career opportunities, business projects, etc.
MBWA — Management By Walking Around (via Ricardo Liberato ) How Steve Jobs earned his MBWA degree (Management By Walking Around) | SmartPlanet Jobs had mastered the art of MBWA, or Management By Walking Around. It’s a relatively simple — but way underused — best practice that keeps managers in touch with the people paying the bills or making things happen around the company.