Solving the biggest productivity bottleneck with Richie Bonilla, co-founder of Clarity

Welcome to this edition of our Tools for Thought interview series, where we chat with founders on a mission to help us think better, be more productive, and achieve more without sacrificing our mental health. Richie Bonilla is the co-founder of Clarity, a collaborative workspace designed specifically for remote and decentralized teams. Clarity allows teams … Read More

Time is not a measure of productivity

Not so long ago, most people were working at an office desk, and were expected to show their face every single weekday. Arrive at a certain time, take a lunch break, and stay late enough that people know you are working hard. Using principles from hourly work to define productivity in knowledge work has resulted … Read More

Sustainability over speed: adopting asynchronous communication

With more people working from home, asynchronous communication will become key to being productive while keeping our sanity. What are its benefits? What strategies can you use to embrace asynchronous communication at work? I have a confession to make. I think Slack is awful. It’s distracting, noisy, and makes it hard to get the information … Read More

How to stay healthy and productive when working from home

Coronavirus is forcing many companies to send their employees home. While remote work has been on the rise in the past few years, the pandemic is undeniably giving it a boost, and people around the world are discovering the joys and challenges of working from home. The first few days, it feels like heaven: working … Read More