How to find an extra 1,000 hours a year

I have a confession to make. I’m an information junkie. All my life I’ve been a voracious consumer of books, magazines and newspapers. From burying my nose in novels as a child, through reading 3-4 books a week when commuting as a lawyer, to teaching myself to speed-read early in my legal career to keepContinue reading “How to find an extra 1,000 hours a year”

What’s your agenda?

My friend Ross, an in-house attorney in the U.S., is known for his personal crusade against unproductive meetings. We’ve all been in them: the time-devouring, pointless meetings that swallow time and achieve little (if anything). The book “Rework” by Fried and Hienemeier Hansson gives a great explanation of why there are so many meetings ofContinue reading “What’s your agenda?”