Welcome to Productivity Week Part Two.
In Part One I shared my frustration with the silver bullet approach to productivity that is so pervasive these days.
Now I want to talk about what productivity means and why we should care about it.
I think there is some confusion about what productivity is and what it is not.
For . . .
If you've read any entrepreneurship blogs or business magazines or lifehacking manifestos over the past few years you are aware of the cult of productivity.
You've probably tried some of the productivity hacks, downloaded those productivity apps, and clicked on plenty of clickbait-y articles with the latest productivity secrets. I . . .
I was listening to Ezra Klein interview lobbyist Tony Podesta.
Ezra asked Tony to share advice with people who wanted to lobby their congressperson or advocate for their cause. Tony's advice:
"Don't forget to make sure they know what you want. You've got to make an ask."
This sounds so obvious, yet so often we forget to . . .