The Premise - Deepstash
How To Have a Good Night

Learn more about business with this collection

Improving sleep through mindful breathing exercises

Practicing stress reduction and relaxation techniques

Establishing a relaxing bedtime routine

How To Have a Good Night

Discover 59 similar ideas in

It takes just

9 mins to read

The Premise

The Premise

Productivity is the act of bringing a company closer to its goal. Every action that brings a company closer to its goal is productive. Every action that does not bring a company closer to its goal is not productive.

Productivity is not about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting the right things done. The right things are those actions that move you or your company closer to the goal.

84

1.14K reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

Activating vs. Utilizing a Resource

Activating vs. Utilizing a Resource

Utilizing a resource means using a resource in a way that moves the system toward its goal. Utilizing a resource is a productive action.

Activating resources means using a resource, whether or not there is benefit from the work its doing. This explains why ...

66

462 reads

A Plan Is a System of Dependent Events

A Plan Is a System of Dependent Events

At its core, manufacturing is a series of dependent events. Ensuring the right interaction between these dependent events is essential for the success of the manufacturing business.

To improve in manufacturing, you must optimize for the entire system, not just a local area. The reality is t...

66

607 reads

The Five Step Process

The Five Step Process

  • Identify the system’s constraint.
  • Decide how to exploit the system’s constraint.
  • Subordinate everything else to the above decision.
  • Elevate the system’s constraint.
  • If in the previous steps a constraint has been broken, go back to step 1, but do not allow iner...

66

528 reads

Bottlenecks and Non-Bottlenecks

Bottlenecks and Non-Bottlenecks

Bottleneck: a resource whose capacity is equal to or less than the demand placed upon it. 

Non-bottleneck: a resource whose capacity is greater than the demand placed on it.

Because bottlenecks are the constraint in the system, if you waste any time o...

72

489 reads

The Role Of A Manager

The Role Of A Manager

A manager has the ability to answer three simple questions:

  • What needs to be changed?
  • What does it need to be changed to?
  • How do you cause the change?

69

500 reads

The Goal of A Business

The Goal of A Business

In business, you have three primary levers – net profit, return on investment, and cash flow. You want all three levers to move in the right direction. A common mistake is optimizing for one of these metrics, which may inadvertently make one or both of the other metrics go in the...

82

852 reads

Throughput, Inventory, and Operating Expense

Throughput, Inventory, and Operating Expense

In a warehouse setting, throughput, inventory, and operating expenses are proxy metrics that represent net profit, return on investment, and cash flow, the three levers of a business.

Throughput: the rate at which the system generates money through sales.

70

617 reads

Applying The Process of Ongoing Improvement

Although the 5-step process above can work in any organization, the exact details and application must be tailored to the specific circumstances and challenges in your organization.

The constraints that you face may not always be physical. There could also be intangible constraints, such as...

62

481 reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

hashimi

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. " ~ Derek Bok

Your business is a system.

Related collections

More like this

Changing How We Understand Productivity

We are not a factory pumping out products. Our constant switching of context, and checking our smartphone notifications/email has a huge impact on our productivity, focus and our ability to get things done. We are rarely productive in the real sense but feel productive doing pseu...

Priority

Priority

Productivity is in your hands, in every decision you make every day.⁣⁣ 

To be more productive, flip the switch to self-check and de-prioritize the focus on external, irrelevant things by assessing the importance and impact of those things on your desired outcome.

 

Successful en...

Practice gratitude

Research is showing that being productive doesn’t bring happiness but that happiness brings productivity.
Practice smiling and soon enough you will be happier.
Try to think about just 3 things you are grateful for.

stash-superman-illustration

Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas

Anywhere

Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

samz905

Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates