For Context, Clarity, & Continuous Improvement, Get Rid of That To-Do List

TonianneFeatured, General, PersonalKanban, Project Management, Projects1 Comment

Make list. Become overwhelmed. Cross off low-hanging fruit. Feel good (momentarily). Tackle next easiest task. Repeat. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? But why simply optimize for productivity, when you can shoot for effectiveness? Those seemingly interminable, anxiety-inducing to-do lists – we’ve all been beholden to them. But if context, clarity, and continuous improvement are what you’re looking for, there just might … Read More

TonianneFor Context, Clarity, & Continuous Improvement, Get Rid of That To-Do List

Design: The Status Column

Jim BensonDesignPatterns, PersonalKanbanLeave a Comment

The Problem: Sometimes we are waiting to hear the status of something. That status could come at any time and from any type of communication (email, phone, mention in the hallway, etc.). But we are waiting. If we wait too long, not knowing will cause us problems – but waiting isn’t a task. We lose track of time and suddenly … Read More

Jim BensonDesign: The Status Column

For Context, Clarity, & Continuous Improvement, Get Rid of That To-Do List

TonianneFeatured, General, PersonalKanban, Project Management, Projects1 Comment

Make list. Become overwhelmed. Cross off low-hanging fruit. Feel good (momentarily). Tackle next easiest task. Repeat. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? But why simply optimize for productivity, when you can shoot for effectiveness? Those seemingly interminable, anxiety-inducing to-do lists – we’ve all been beholden to them. But if context, clarity, and continuous improvement are what you’re looking for, there just might … Read More

TonianneFor Context, Clarity, & Continuous Improvement, Get Rid of That To-Do List

Design: The Status Column

Jim BensonDesignPatterns, PersonalKanbanLeave a Comment

The Problem: Sometimes we are waiting to hear the status of something. That status could come at any time and from any type of communication (email, phone, mention in the hallway, etc.). But we are waiting. If we wait too long, not knowing will cause us problems – but waiting isn’t a task. We lose track of time and suddenly … Read More

Jim BensonDesign: The Status Column