Author: stevermeister

  • How to be Productive – Part 6: Health and Performance

    I would like to continue our Productivity journey with the “Health” topic which I find super important and in many cases underestimated. Our physical well-being has a direct impact on our mental strength. Here’s how you can foster a healthy body to boost your willpower:

  • Pomodoro(Timeframing) technic

    TLDR; Pomodoro Technique – use focused intervals (e.g., 25 minutes) with short breaks, so [Set a Timer] – [Work on Task] – [Short Break] – [Repeat] In the quest for optimal efficiency, one technique stands out as a game-changer: Time Framing. At its core, Time Framing is about compartmentalizing tasks and activities into dedicated windows…

  • Do I Need to Push People to Work from the Office?

    In the evolving landscape of technology and business, one of the most pivotal questions that leaders face today is whether to encourage or even mandate office work over remote work. As tech leaders, our decisions should be informed, balanced, and adaptable. This article delves into the various aspects of remote work, backed by research and…

  • How to be Productive – Part 5: Developing Your Brain

    Welcome back to our ongoing series on productivity! So far, we’ve delved into the art of effective planning, the science of constructing a conducive environment, and the psychology behind fostering a responsible mindset. We’ve even explored how to cultivate willpower and maintain focus. But the cornerstone supporting all these elements is a well-functioning brain, your…

  • How to be Productive – Part 4: Willpower and Focus

    In our comprehensive journey to peak productivity, we’ve delved into the realms of planning, tasks, and the environment in which we work. As we enter Part 4, we turn our attention inward, to the heart of personal drive: willpower and focus. These silent forces, operating behind the scenes, often dictate the trajectory of our success.…

  • How to be Productive – Part 3: Responsibility and Mindset

    As we continue our journey exploring productivity, after setting the right environment in Part 2, we now dive into the realms of responsibility and mindset. These two facets are the inner gears that drive our actions and decisions, significantly influencing our efficiency and effectiveness. Establish Accountability In the landscape of personal efficiency and productivity, accountability…

  • How to be Productive – Part 2: Productive Environment

    Welcome back to the second installment of our productivity series. In “Part 1: Planning, Tasks, and Time“, we delved into the foundational elements of being productive, emphasizing the importance of effective planning, managing tasks, and mastering time. But to truly harness the potential of these principles, we need the right environment. An environment that fuels…

  • How to be Productive – Part 1: Planning, Taks, and Time

    How to be Productive – Part 1: Planning, Tasks, and Time In our quest for efficiency and effectiveness, the foundational elements often center around our ability to plan, manage tasks, and harness time. Mastering these three areas can lead to substantial productivity gains and foster a sense of accomplishment. In this article, we will dive…

  • How to be Productive

    I’ve delved deep into efficiency through books, videos, courses, workshops, and conferences. My ambition? Boost my productivity and help others do the same. When I first drafted my insights, the sheer volume surprised me. Instead of a long, dense article, I’ve decided to split the wisdom into a series for easier consumption. Welcome to ‘How…

  • CTO vs CPO vs COO: Understanding the Roles

    In the dynamic landscape of technology companies, roles and responsibilities are constantly evolving to meet the demands of a rapidly changing industry. Three key executive positions that play crucial roles in driving innovation and organizational success are the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Product Officer (CPO), and Chief Operating Officer (COO). While these roles may…