Work Well Insights

We're obsessed with finding ways to work well.  Doing the work that matters most to us, doing it well and with healthy work habits are the goals we are after.  Check out our latest findings, tools, and thoughts we hope will help you work well!

Bamboo. Really?

We love bamboo! Found out why bamboo is considered one of the most sustainable materials on the planet and why we chose it for X-Stand™.

Get Your Most Important Work Done With This Focus Planning Tool

Focusing on the work that matters most is so difficult with the whirlwind of distractions we face each day. Most of us will not accomplish much of our most valuable work without discipline and planning. Use this 12-week planning tool to help you get clarity and create an actionable plan to achieve your most critical objectives.

Train Your Brain or Risk Becoming a “Sucker for Irrelevancy”

At X-Stand™Nation, we think it's so important to do the work that moves you. That kind of impactful work requires real focus. If you find it difficult to focus and truly concentrate, you are not alone. Find out how to use one of the strategies from Cal Newport's book, “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”, that will help us reclaim our brains.

So You Got a Standing Desk – Now What?

You've read the articles, the medical journals, the blogs, even the cynics…and you took the plunge. Or, maybe you're thinking about a standing desk, but you're not quite sure. We're here to bring some practical advice–informed by research and our personal experience too.

Need a New Superpower? Find Out How “Deep Work” Could Be Your Answer

As a knowledge worker, your job depends on your ability to create real value for your clients and customers. You're expected to solve complex problems and create new possibilities. The good news is this is the work you love to do! The bad news is between meeting after meeting and inbox never-zero, you struggle to find enough time to devote to distraction-free concentration needed for producing your best work. This post covers the concept of productive meditation from Cal Newport's book, “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”.

Procrastinate Much? Meet Procrastination's New Nemesis

I have a planner problem. Well, I had a planner problem and a procrastination problem until I discovered the Panda Planner! In this post, I'll share with you why the Panda Planner has worked so well for me and how I use it to drive my ideas into action and keep procrastination at bay.

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