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Ashley Firth

Front-end Developer / Author / Manager / Speaker

Posts about Productivity

Why I prefer Asana over Trello for managing a team

September 29, 2020 / Reading time: ~18 minutes

It’s not just a slick design on top of everything you’ve seen and used before in other tools, it’s a chance to take a step back and evaluate your whole process.

Using badges to track achievements in a team

July 31, 2020 / Reading time: ~9 minutes

One of the big motivations was making sure that all of the great energy people brought to our workplace was directed in the best way possible, and in a way that kept people curious and challenged.

A few ways to improve your home office

July 15, 2020 / Reading time: ~10 minutes

With the date we all return to offices being a moving target, it might be worth making a few tweaks to your remote setup to make the time a little more enjoyable.

Useful shortcuts to reduce mouse use

July 8, 2020 / Reading time: ~8 minutes

Changing volume or brightness by smaller amounts, re-opening the tab you just closed, typing out emojis, and quite a few more.

Controlling the madness of work with two apps

June 30, 2020 / Reading time: ~10 minutes

I needed to stop trusting my brain with loads of small things. If it didn't feel swamped by those, I could give far bigger things the time they deserve.