Why CrossFit Works

At the beginning of the year, I made the classic New Year’s resolution to “Get in Shape”. And as everyone who’s made that resolution knows, keeping with a new workout program for the first few weeks is easy. The hard part comes in sticking with it month after month as the enthusiasm fades and the […]

Why the Pomodoro Technique is Worth the Time

  At first glance the pomodoro technique just sounds like timeboxing (an old standby of time management) and in many ways it is. But pomodoro’s real secret sauce, and its key to effectiveness, is adding a layer of methodology to timeboxing. Why Timebox? Let’s start at the beginning. Timeboxing refers to the concept of taking […]

5 Lessons from Rework

I recently finished the book Rework by the 37Signals founders. The book was a quick read and is definitely written for the blogging generation with illustrations and quick, scannable pages. In fact, it’s more like a collection of one page essays than a book, but even so, there is a lot of knowledge in those […]