HUGH CULVER

How to Stay Productive and Sane While Working From Home

How to Stay Productive and Sane While Working From Home

These are strange times. I’m writing this from home. Nothing too unusual there. But, I’m also working from home while on Day 6 of a 14-day isolation during the Covid-19 crisis. My youngest daughter just returned from Myanmar and we are taking all the prescribed...

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Hey drama queen, maybe it’s time to embrace routine.

Hey drama queen, maybe it’s time to embrace routine.

I’m having a boring week. And I’m loving it. Before I get to explaining what I mean, let me tell you about the kind of week I don’t love. It usually starts with no plan for the week (my Flight Plan is essential for feeling grounded and on top of my game) and goes...

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Seriously, You Need to Stop Checking Email in the Morning

Seriously, You Need to Stop Checking Email in the Morning

At the risk of repeating what I think is becoming increasingly obvious, we have all become idiots. Or at the very least, victims of the urgent. Let me explain. And, by the way, if you do what I am going to recommend in this post you could free up at least one hour of...

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The greatest time management lesson nobody ever teaches

The greatest time management lesson nobody ever teaches

This time management lesson might seem too simple to be of value. But, once you try it — just like chocolate dip on an ice cream cone — you’ll never go without again. I’ll tell you what that lesson is in just a minute. But first, I ask you to close your eyes (actually...

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Why you need to take back control of your life

Down a long hallway, in a basement somewhere under the Stanford campus, an experiment was taking place that would spiral out of control so badly it had to be aborted part way through. On paper it was brilliant - in reality, it triggered one of the most sensitive parts...

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