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11 Oct

How to avoid getting stuck in your e-mail


Datum: 2021-10-11 13:35

A common structure-pitfall is to get stuck in your e-mail. We have a to-do-list and perhaps we even transferred it into the latest app someone recommended to us, but when we arrive at work in the morning and ...

28 Sep

Away with structure!


Datum: 2021-09-28 21:01

When you have developed a well-functioning structure to lean on in your work, your working-methods will have gotten rather refined. You sort and categorize, put things in folders and assign tags. You label, group and organize. This helps you to ...

23 Sep

Clean out reasonably


Datum: 2021-09-23 22:17

When you have so much papers and stuff surrounding you in your office (or on and by your desk if you are seated in an open office landscape) that you spend more time than you would prefer ...

20 Sep

The real advantage of the next step


Datum: 2021-09-20 18:38

In order to progress in a project or with a more extensive task, we make sure to always have a next step clearly defined. It might sound obvious. But do we always adhere to this simple rule? This is particularly useful ...

15 Sep

No more unnecessary waiting


Datum: 2021-09-15 13:00

If you are an ”eager beaver” such as myself, then you do not like being ...

13 Sep

Why you need a physical inbox


Datum: 2021-09-13 14:08

If you never ever handle physical papers in your work, you can stop reading this structure tip now. You can also consider yourself lucky to be ...

08 Sep

How do you distract yourself?


Datum: 2021-09-08 12:17

As most of you know, one way to easily get distracted at work is to do many things simultaneously or to switch tasks often. The phenomena is commonly referred to as ...

23 Aug

Ms Zeigarnik and the loose ends


Datum: 2021-08-23 14:24

When we are speaking of having ”too much going on right now”, we are most often actually referring to all the loose ends we still have to tie up. These are half-finished projects, half-done improvement initiatives and ideas we have not yet fully implemented or realized. We have the feeling of ...

12 Apr

A model for delegating which includes a waiting reward


Datum: 2021-04-12 16:01

When I held a course in structure in Trollhättan, Sweden, not too long ago, one of the participants shared a trick which I thought was quite ingenious, different and fun. I am therefore glad to pass it on and share it with you today ...

15 Mar


Datum: 2021-03-15 14:04

Is it really possible to keep all your to-dos in ...

08 Mar


Datum: 2021-03-08 12:15

Setting due dates on all our to-do-tasks is a trap that is easy to fall into. I only recommend that ...

02 Mar


Datum: 2021-03-02 12:35

You are assigned new tasks from time to time. As the months and years go by, the ...

25 Feb


Datum: 2021-02-25 11:59

There's a magic verb that helps you beat procrastination. If you have ...

17 Dec

The best part of December


Datum: 2019-12-17 07:20

Christmas if fast approaching and with it a few days holiday (at least for most of us). If not, then at least ...

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