Getting Things Done (GTD)—An Overview Of The System

Every year I set a goal to become more productive, which for me usually means looking over my current task management system, observing what I’m doing well and what I need to improve.

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Is Everyone A Designer?

What does it mean to design something? What does it mean to be a designer? Are we all designers by virtue of being human or is there something more needed?

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The Importance Of Focus And The Difficulty Achieving It

Are you focused? Have you learned to say no to all the things that don’t lead you to your goal? Have you found a way to stay focused and productive with all there is to distract you?

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Passion For Design Will Improve Your Skills And Make Your Work More Enjoyable

How can you become an expert at something if you’re not interested in it? I have no idea, which is why I recommend you follow your passion. More passion sets a higher ceiling on where your skill and talent can go.

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What Chess Can Teach You About Making Decisions

A couple of topics I frequently come back to are decision-making and iteration. Decision-making is central to the design of anything. An iterative process provides a roadmap to improving and shaping something over time. You might think I formed these opinions while studying design, but the truth is they came to me while learning to play chess. Sometimes you learn things in unexpected places.

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