time management | Griffith Productivity Solutions

The 2/3’s Rule: Save Space for White Space

Recently in one of my NAPO-NE chapter meetings (National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals – New England), we heard a great presentation by an interior designer about the golden rule that often guides the arrangement of furniture and decor: fill two-thirds of a space. This principle, rooted in aesthetics and spatial harmony, emphasizes the


A Few of My Favorite Things

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettles and warm, woolen mittens, Brown paper packages tied up with strings, These are a few of my favorite things.” As we dive even deeper into the holiday season, I’m hearing this song ad nauseam on the radio and in stores (maybe at this point, it’s


Dial Down the Distractions

One of the biggest impediments to improved productivity is dealing with distractions. Distractions come in many shapes and sizes, but are most commonly digital these days, as in the chime of an incoming text, the chirp of an arriving email, the shrill ringtone of a phone call. In our pre-pandemic business world, many people needed