Time Management and Maslow’s Hierarchy

I ended up in a conversation with a colleague recently who brought up both Maslow's Hierarchy and Stephen Covey's time management quadrant from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Even if you're unfamiliar with the habits, you'd still probably recognize his categorization of priorities. Imagine a quadrant which divided activities based on two criteria: … Continue reading Time Management and Maslow’s Hierarchy

Conversations with my past and future selves

I'm a big writer of lists. To-do lists, priority lists, aspiration lists, reading lists, sewing lists, language lists, et cetera, und so weiter, i tak dalee. Sometimes I cross my accomplishments off, often they remain pitifully unresolved. Over time, I've come not only to accept this unfinished state of affairs, but to revel in it. I like … Continue reading Conversations with my past and future selves