Productivity is affected by many factors. I have blogged about different aspects and determinants of productivity. Check out part of the collection of these posts here. This post is basically going to focus on tools I use. I’ve been reluctant to doing so, partly because I felt like I used too many things and giving reasons might result in a tome.
I can’t believe how attached I am to my MacBook Pro. Probably because I use it more than any other device. My Attachment To My MBP is uncanny.
Yes, more than my phone, microwave and coffee machine.
Yes, more than my coffee machine.
I think the greatest reason is that it is my primary / choice tool to reach and connect with the world. I do all my writing using it.
My MBP is a means to practice my craft. That is, writing.
What tool are you most attached to? What device do you use the most? Why?
In the previous post, on speaking and microphones we looked at how speakers need to work with microphones. If you have not checked it out, I suggest you do. While speaking is the primary medium of communication, a lot more contributes to it. Being a great speaker involves more that just actual speaking but everything else affecting it.
Platform communicators often make the mistake of only focusing on their message in preparation. Do not get me wrong, it is of utmost importance that the platform communicator prepares his message and presentation well, but he must remember that is not the only thing he needs to prepare.