A ROWE (results only work environment) is a fairly progressive, and extremely effective business/organization culture and practice. Our current control-based management mindsets are based on a bygone era. A throwback to the factories in the industrial revolution.
Knowledge workers know the problem well: how to fit large blocks of creative thinking into a busy schedule? With a focus on quality and quantity output, timely response to email, etc, finding extended focused time is nearly impossible. Enter Getting Creative Things Done: How To Fit Hard Thinking Into a Busy Schedule: The Problem > […]
Sites and articles that I found very interesting today… Anxiety – Lightweight To-do Management – Not a new thing, but new to me. Great lightweight Mac task management app that integrates with Mail and iCal jQuery Performance Rules – Best Practices for Speeding Up jQuery – Great tips by a coworker, Dave Artz
Michael Boyink has a great post with tips for working from home. Worth a read if you are fortunate enough to be able to do so. He has a nice summary paragraph at the end: > If youâ€™re lucky enough to be able to work at home, donâ€™t make it just a little mini office […]
Oh wow, I’ve been waiting for this for a long time! Built in syncing of iCal and gCal. It’s been possible to do it third party apps but I’ve always been a little suspicious of their efficacy (I have no data, only superstition there). Christian Warren posted about it on TUAW. Ahhh TUAW, not only […]