Ever used a productivity app that everyone seems to rave about, yet when you give it a try it falls way flat of your expectations?
Perhaps it’s too cumbersome to use, or you spend more time filing, filtering and organizing your tasks instead of actually doing anything. Or maybe you find yourself wondering:
How is this any different than before?!?
Technology and government don’t always mix.
After all, I recall registering BlueFletch a few years ago and the Georgia Secretary of State website recommend I use Netscape to complete our corporate registration (and yes, this was after 2008).
At the 2014 Great Wide Open conference Clay Johnson touched on this government technology gap a bit during the keynote. As he continued, one chart from his presentation has stuck with me over the past few weeks.
I’m out this week so no new post.
Instead here’s an article sent from a friend that reinforces the Aspire-Achieve-Do Goal setting technique posted a few weeks back.
Learn about your Instant Gratification Monkey and why you should avoid the Dark Playground – as if “the Dark Playground” doesn’t sound creepy enough as it is.
Spoiler alert: beating procrastination is about doing. Just start already, ok?!?
And don’t try to tackle the whole project at once. Break it up into small little morsels and begin by laying a single brick, one at a time.
No one “builds a house.” They lay one brick again and again and again and the end result is a house
Thanks to Wait But Why for the off week content.
Fridays at BlueFletch are the best by far. The team is back from client sites, we’ll grill out for lunch, and the office happy hour isn’t far off. Fridays are also a chance to teach and learn with the rest of the team.
BlueFletch(ers?) employees give a couple lunch & learn presentations throughout the year. Some are very work specific, such as the latest on Android. Some are just fun, like learning how to actually use that fancy DSLR you got your wife.