ANSWERS
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How can I focus better? I feel like I’m easily distracted these days.

Quick Answer
Two things. 1. Find out the sources of distraction at your workplace and in your daily life. 2. Build up willpower and alertness using according techniques and schedules. – But for starters, examine if the way you are dealing with digital technology resembles addictive behavior…

 

If you want to learn more
Identifying your individual sources of distraction as well as learning methods to actively build up focus and attention is part of our workshops about proactive thinking and fulfilling productivity. We go deep there, so you can do deep – and deeply satisfying – work again.

I rarely have enough time to get things done.

Quick Answer
Let’s just look at one of the main approaches. As has been proven over and over: Less is more. To achieve this, you have to analyze your daily habits, ruthlessly priorize your goals, organize the steps necessary to achieve them and then focus on one task at a time (=by any means do not multitask).

 

If you want to learn more
We know the psychological mechanisms and common mistakes in time management and will help you avoid them – step by step, sustainably. For this take a look at our workshop on fulfilling productivity.

How much should I sleep to be most productive?

Quick Answer
Most likely around 7.5 hours. If you think you need only six hours you either belong to just five percent of the population or you are wrong about yourself. (Sorry for being to direct.)

 

If you want to learn more
Take a look at our workshop about fulfilling productivity. There, we will tell you everything you need to know about the best ways of renewal, including sleep and resting.

Can I trust my gut decisions?

Quick Answer
Not at all. And you won’t believe how often you are actually multitasking without noticing it. By the way, the main cause for traffic accidents nowadays is cell phone use while driving.

 

If you want to learn more
Multitasking is a main source of distraction as well as of the feeling of being overwhelmed and often connected with digital dementia. We help you handle these problems in our workshops about proactive thinking and fulfilling productivity.

Is multitasking efficient?

Quick Answer
We are all a bit in love with our intuitions, sure, but no, you can’t – especially not in complex, modern enviroments. Research has shown conclusively that our intuitive thinking is highly susceptible to systematic mistakes, called “cognitive biases”. Decision makers have to be aware of them and design their intuitions accordingly.

 

If you want to learn more
We offer a talk about the cognitive biases which are most dangerous for decision makers – including advice on how to handle them.

I feel a bit stuck at work and less motivated, lately.

Quick Answer
Unfortunately, there is no short answer here. Your state may have a lot of causes: too much routine and uniformity, not enough challenges, bad habits, wrong management of your mental and physical energies, lack of purpose, not enough focus. We have to find out. Fortunately, we have answers for all these cases in our workshops.

 

If you want to learn more
So, for a thorough answer and a set of great techniques, methods and hacks on how to feel satisfied at work, take a look at our workshops about proactive thinking and fulfilling productivity.

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IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE

How can I focus better? I feel like I’m easily distracted these days.

Two things. 1. Find out the sources of distraction at your workplace and in your daily life. 2. Build up willpower and alertness using according techniques and schedules. – But for starters, examine if the way you are dealing with digital technology resembles addictive behavior…

Identifying your individual sources of distraction as well as learning methods to actively build up focus and attention is part of our workshops about proactive thinking and fulfilling productivity. We go deep there, so you can do deep – and deeply fulfilling – work again.

I rarely have enough time to get things done.

Let’s just look at one of the main approaches. As has been proven over and over: Less is more. To achieve this, you have to analyze your daily habits, ruthlessly priorize your goals, organize the steps necessary to achieve them and then focus on one task at a time (=by any means do not multitask).

We know the psychological mechanisms and common mistakes in time management and will help you avoid them – step by step, sustainably. For this take a look at our workshop on fulfilling productivity.

How much should I sleep to be most productive?

Most likely around 7.5 hours. If you think you need only six hours you either belong to just five percent of the population or you are wrong about yourself. (Sorry for being to direct.)

Take a look at our workshop about fulfilling productivity. There, we will tell you everything you need to know about the best ways of renewal, including sleep and resting.

Is multitasking efficient?

Not at all. And you won’t believe how often you are actually multitasking without noticing it. By the way, the main cause for traffic accidents nowadays is cell phone use while driving.

Multitasking is a main source of distraction as well as of the feeling of being overwhelmed and often connected with digital dementia. We help you handle these problems in our workshops about proactive thinking and fulfilling productivity.

Can I trust my gut decisions?

We are all a bit in love with our intuitions, sure, but no, you can’t – especially not in complex, modern enviroments. Research has shown conclusively that our intuitive thinking is highly susceptible to systematic mistakes, called “cognitive biases”. Decision makers have to be aware of them and design their intuitions accordingly.

We offer a talk about the cognitive biases which are most dangerous for decision makers – including advice on how to handle them.

I feel a bit stuck at work and less motivated, lately.

Unfortunately, there is no short answer here. Your state may have a lot of causes: too much routine and uniformity, not enough challenges, bad habits, wrong management of your mental and physical energies, lack of purpose, not enough focus. We have to find out. Fortunately, we have answers for all these cases in our workshops.

So, for a thorough answer and a set of great techniques, methods and hacks on how to feel satisfied at work, take a look at our workshops about proactive thinking and fulfilling productivity.