January 27, 2019

Where Did My Day Go? Answering Productivity Question

Where Did My Day Go? Answering Productivity Question

Short Abstract

Have you ever ended your day without knowing what you did today? If so, do not feel bad. It is common to get lost in an array of constant emails, external requests, or office distractions.

In this talk, we discuss how to reclaim your time at work and in your personal life. We learn about common mistakes we make that costs us time, and about ways to succeed in this shift towards a more productive way of working.

Full Abstract

What did you do today? What did you do this week? If you have a hard time answering these questions, you are not alone! With our daily routine turning into a continuous mess of unnecessary meetings, instant messages, and emails, we end up with a day full of tasks but no value to show for it.

In this talk, we discuss how to use laws of productivity to your advantage, how to reclaim your time, and how to get your team on board with these changes. We learn about real stories from developers who succeeded in becoming more productive, and we analyze what common mistakes are made by those who failed on this journey towards more effective workday.

Takeaways

  • Productivity math: lessons to identify time-sinking activities
  • Techniques to re-claim your time with laws of productivity
  • Tips and Tricks for successful productivity journey