Productivity. Performance. Success

Are you a fire fighter? Do it, delegate it or defer it

Are you a fire fighter? Do it, delegate it or defer it

“From Burnout to Superman Productivity” Series: Tip 4 Do you find yourself caught up in a constant round of fire fighting? Are you running around like a headless chicken? Is there ever a quiet moment?  I have been there and I still fall off the wagon occasionally. It’s like an addiction. For a long time […]

3 “Mindfulness” Exercises to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

3 “Mindfulness” Exercises to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

“From Burnout to Superman Productivity” Series: Tip 3 In my previous posts, I introduced the “From Burnout to Superman Productivity” series on tips for improving productivity in the workplace.  Today’s post is the third in the series. You may or may not have heard of the concept of mindfulness but the idea of it actually […]

9 Golden Guidelines for a Productive Meeting

9 Golden Guidelines for a Productive Meeting

“From Burnout to Superman Productivity” Series: Tip 2 Have you watched David Grady’s TED Talks “How to save the world (or at least yourself) from bad meetings?” You have to watch it! David Grady is making a case that the world must be saved from bad and inefficient meetings. “An epidemic of bad, inefficient, overcrowded […]

6 Ways a Great Programmer Differs from a Good One

6 Ways a Great Programmer Differs from a Good One

Get the right people on the bus, then figure out where to go — James C Collins, Good to Great,  2001 Great people make great companies. In the software industry the “10x” theory is widely accepted and often quoted by industry leaders. I totally agree that some programmers or software developers can be more much […]

One Question That Could Change Everything

One Question That Could Change Everything

I just turned 40. In the last few days as the clock ticked towards my 40th year on earth, I started to ponder about my life and what I have learnt. I started to search the net for good questions to ask and came across a host of simple but good ones. What is my […]

 Task Switching Kills Productivity

 Task Switching Kills Productivity

“From Burnout to Superman Productivity” Series: Tip 1 You feel overwhelmed, tired and stressed. You don’t get important things done. The to-do list is growing every day. You are multitasking to “save” time. When it gets really bad, you feel burned out and completely lose your motivation. If you empathise with the situation, don’t panic… […]

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!

In today’s fast-paced society, the “tyranny of the urgent” reigns supreme. Many of us go through life attending to things that demand our attention here and now. Life at work, at home, and sometimes even at play, is just one big hectic urgent race to get things done. It is not often, if ever, that we get the […]

7 Steps to Turning around from an IT Project Crisis

7 Steps to Turning around from an IT Project Crisis

Let’s face the reality: not all software development projects are successful! Statistics about failed IT projects is just mind-blowing (I know you have read this before so I will not repeat this again). The question is what do we do when everything is about to fall apart. When your client is threatening to throw you […]

JONAS LIND is a co-founder of two IT companies, one in Sweden and one in Malaysia. He has been in the IT industry since 2000. He currently resides in Malaysia with his family.

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