All in Productivity

Lest it all be forgotten – A digital ecosystem to retain information I otherwise would forget

The abundance of productivity apps is a double-edged sword. It definitely has the potential to be a productivity trap by itself. However, smartly combined productivity apps can be a great help.

My own little system of interlinked apps grew over the past four years. Read how I manage digital information with a set of mobile and desktop apps and join the discussion about what works best.

With Mindfulness to Greatness – Searching my inner Holly Holm

It had been very long ago since I had been as emotionally touched by a martial arts event as I have been with UFC 193. The unexpected KO victory of Holly Holm against larger-than-life athlete, Ronda Rousey had really been pumping my fists in front of my television. 

Holly Holm’s KO victory was not just an absolute awesome display of intelligent fight preparation, discipline, striking technique and sportsmanship; it was in my eyes most of all a triumph of focus, a triumph of mindfulness. Watching the fight provided a lot of motivation to intensify the search for my own inner Holly Holm.

Not Your Core Competency? – Outsource Your Life!

While I do not see a chance to outsource parts of my management job to a helping hand in India, and don’t plan to do so myself, I was nevertheless intrigued by the idea of delegating tasks I am completely incapable of doing myself. So when I was starting with the preparations for Life-Sparring, I had my first stabs at outsourcing 2.0, primarily using a web service called Fiverr.