Essays on Technology and Culture

David Sparks: “Productivity is a Loaded Word”

For the longest time, I thought productivity was something I could conquer. I sure tried to conquer it. I put my head down and ran straight at it full tilt. I repeatedly bashed my skull into it for years. I can look at so much folly in my life arising from this private war with that slippery productivity.

David Sparks – “On Productivity”

David Sparks nails why I’m done with self-help and productivity porn, at least for the most part. It’s not helping me. The only thing that will help me is to sit down and do the damn work. As long as I do that, ways of doing it better will arise naturally. It’s always great to know I’m not the only one stuck suffering under various delusions when it comes to self-improvement.