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Increasing productivity using a simple magnetic whiteboard

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2 min, 220 words

Whenever I work I am always jotting down things on pieces of plain paper next to me - this could be things to do, ideas, random thoughts, planning for meetings, etc.. Every week or so I do a cull of this stack of paper and then start on a new piece of paper.

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A remote family breakfast

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2 min, 206 words

Someone I work with mentioned that each week he takes time to have coffee with his mum. This might sound quite normal but there are two parts that stand out for me.

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Sleep is your superpower

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1 min, 79 words

This is one of the scariest videos I think I have ever seen. It is not a horror movie or a thriller - it is a talk about the impact sleep has on the body and in particular the impact a lack of sleep has. This includes increasing the risk of cancer, decreased brain function and reduced immune system. I am seriously reconsidering how I "do" sleep after watching this!

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Even more book summaries

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2 min, 225 words

I read a lot of books - a bit less at the moment as I commute less - but still probably more than most people. However there are so many books I would like to read I can't read them all. I still prefer to read the full book but sometimes book summaries are useful - either to get the key concepts or as a reminder of what I have previously read.

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