It's About Time

Temporal memes to change your mind and your time

Clocks of Money

If you run a business where you charge by the hour, there is a fundamental limit to your annual turnover based on your hourly rate. Let's say you could work for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week and 48 weeks a year and you charge £50 an hour. If you were lucky enough to...

Creating an Interruption Barrier

It said that every time we switch away from a task, it takes around five minutes to tune fully back into what we were working on. This means if we get just 12 interruptions a day, we lose around an hour in productivity. Obviously, we can relatively easily remove...

Who’s ‘Watching’ Over You ?

watch [verb] : to observe, to keep a look out, to view watch [noun] : a timepiece, a chronometer (worn on the wrist or carried in a pocket) From when we are born until we leave the planet, time is superimposed upon us and someone or other seems to be 'watching over...

Switching to EMT

People of the world work to all sorts of different times standards. For some of the year, the UK is on GMT, at other times it shifts by an hour to BST. I interview guests for the Zone Show podcast on AEST, EDT, PST. The five time zones of China are harmonised, for...