Productivity

A 2-post collection

Here's How I Meet

For about the last decade, a huge proportion of my interactions with people has been remote and across different cultures and time zones. Initially this was in my previous life at Pfizer due to the regional nature of my role and over the last six years, it's been as an independent either talking to people remotely or travelling to different places. Since I began dropping content into this post, pretty much everyone now finds themselves in the same position - conducting most of their meetings online courtesy of COVID-19. Juggling meeting logistics in a globally remote environment can be... painful. I've eventually picked this blog post up again (it's another one that's been in draft for a while) whilst finding...

Building the Ultimate Home Office (Again)

I was searching around for a quote along the lines of you only being as good as the tools you use and somehow, I ended up down this rabbit hole of painters quotes and carpenters quotes and stuff about artists and their brushes. Then I started thinking it sounds a bit obnoxious anyway so maybe it wasn't really that relevant (yet somehow, here we are...) until eventually, I thought "stuff it, let's just write about the computer bits". So here we are. More than a decade ago, I wrote about building the ultimate home office. Truth be told, that was originally written as an internal blog post at my old corporate job, largely because I wanted to demonstrate that a...