Sleep models applied to jet lag
Are you having problems with “jet lag” as a result of your galivanting around the world? Are you falling asleep or waking up, or both, at odd times after zipping westward or, often worse, eastward across time zones? Many people do and having a model for the workings of sleep can provide a basis for…
An application of storytelling
Practical storytelling What is storytelling used for? Storytelling is always important and is particularly topical this week when there is a great conference on the subject. Examples of practical uses of storytelling abound in the fields of training and elsewhere. One of the most practical uses is in aviation, a field in which storytelling is rife.…
Let’s stop messing with the clocks!
The whole concept of adjusting the clocks with the seasons, “Daylight Saving” as the Americans call it, seems increasingly ludicrous the more that one thinks about it. In the UK, it is called British Summer Time and is abbreviated to BST; I call it British Silly Time. The expensive consequences for computer systems, airlines, railways and…
Making light of decision making
[Great to report: this post has been reproduced by here by GTD Times, the official GTD publication which publishes many insightful articles and provides much information and more on the application of GTD.] As a follower of GTD, I am fortunate to receive many things, including the Productive Living newsletter. This particular edition included some…
“That makes no sense!” … “How can that possibly work?” … “There is no way that I am trying that! Are these the kinds of comments you have heard from beginners at … well anything that they consider “counter-intuitive”?