My latest two videos are up at Fast Company: one’s on firewalling your attention with time blocking, and the second is on three ways to use Google Wave in your business.
The time blocking piece is actually a personal confession about my hermit tendencies. Sometimes I just shut everything off, fall off the face of the planet, and have some uninterrupted me-time. I’ve had co-workers say to me, “Um, where did you go today?” and the answer is usually “To my happy place, a distraction-free zone.” As you’ll hear in the video, at my last office job, I actually used to schedule a meeting with myself complete with a conference room to get away and focus on something for awhile. Here’s the 2 minute, 37 second clip.
Read the whole script at Fast Company: Avoid Office Distractions with Time Blocking.
The second clip is my quick answer to the age-old question about Google Wave: “But what do you actually use it for?” Here are three use cases for Wave in your business.
To dive deeper into Wave use cases, check out 8 more in Chapter 10 of The Complete Guide to Google Wave.