Steve Randall's TSK-related Publications
"A Full Spectrum of Remedies for Procrastination." Published on my blog: http://wp.me/ps9h2-2q
"A Get Real Guide to Time Management." Training & Development, June, 1999.
"A New Mission for Human Incorporation." See blog posting.
“Tarthang Tulku, a Secular Morality, Peak Performance, and the Time, Space, and Knowledge Vision.” Submitted to the Spandan-IBA annual award committee, Greater Noira, India. August, 2010. How Tarthang Tulku has influenced the development of values in the workplace, especially through his publication of the Time, Space, and Knowledge books. See blog posting.
"Beat the clock before you run out of time!" On linear time and what can be done about it. Blog post: http://wp.me/ps9h2-2t
"Beat the Clock by Changing Your Personal Time: a Key to Doing Anything Faster While Improving Well-Being." The ASTD Reporter (Golden Gate ASTD chapter newsletter), November, 1998. The Networker (ISPI chapter newsletter, Silicon Valley), December, 1998.
"Boosting Productivity, Quality, and Well-Being." How deepening personal experiential involvement drives productivity, quality, and well-being of the worker. The Systems Thinker, 13, No. 10 (2002-2003), 7-8.
"Build an Engagement Playing Field to Foster Peak Performance." Published on my blog: http://wp.me/ps9h2-2t and also at this business applications page.
"Communication obstacles to complete engagement at work or elsewhere." Published on my blog: http://wp.me/ps9h2-2l
“Defining the Role of Awareness in Productivity.” Unpublished article defining productivity in terms of an individual’s involvement in work.
“Developing an Approach for Simultaneously Increasing Productivity, Well-being, and Quality.” Unpublished article exploring the relation between productivity, well-being, and quality.
Dimensions of Thought: Current Explorations in Time, Space, and Knowledge, Volumes I and II. Co-edited with Ralph H. Moon. Dharma Publishing, Berkeley, California, 1980.
"Exploring the ‘Zone’ of Peak Performance." Toward a balanced, general vision of optimal work, with a focus on experiential facets and performance values of the zone of peak performance. An article on pp. 171-196 of The 2007 Pfeiffer Annual: Annual (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2007).
“Extended Example of Changing Involvement.” An unpublished phenomenological article on increasing involvement to drive progress.
Flow, Glow, and Zero: Introducing a Vision of Peak Performance for the New Millennium. Describes the zone of peak performance in detail. Proposes that in order to optimally drive progress in productivity, well-being, quality, and work capacity in any culture and environment, the primary focus should be to continuously improve inner involvement, defined as a measurement of one or more dimensions of values that are experientially possible. March, 2011. For the first edition, download it from: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19843470/FlowGlow%26Zero.V1.pdf
"Games and Exercises for Trainers." El Camino Update, 3, No. 8 (1986), 5.
Generating Results community group in FaceBook. The main principle promoted is that the best way to drive all types of progress--both inner and outer--is to continually approach the 'zone' of peak performance--the state of 'flow', 'glow', and 'zero'--while keeping our practical goals in the 'backs' of our mind.
“Going Beyond Managing Stress—Seeing the Stress Development Cycle in Action.” Unpublished article, 2007.
"Got Time?" This nine-minute video is hosted on YouTube at Got Time? It depicts the habitual Western problems with time pressure and the feeling of not having enough time, identifies common ways of not dealing with the problem, and then suggests that there are ways to change our personal time (like a personal space).
“Guaranteeing Results and Well-Being in the Workplace.” How deepening personal experiential involvement drives productivity, quality, and well-being of the worker. The Learning Curve (Silicon Valley ASTD chapter newsletter), January, 1997, 4-6.
"How Time Works." Unpublished article to be added to new version of Flow, Glow, and Zero.
“How to Allow Something to Disappear.” Unpublished article.
"How to Stop Procrastinating." San Jose Mercury News, November 22, 1987, Professional Careers section, p. 1.
"Inner Time Management." An article on pp. 94-117 of A New Kind of Knowledge (Berkeley, CA: Dharma Publishing, 2004). For an early version, see this page.
"Leaving the Fast Lane by Finding the Real Source of ‘Hurry Sickness’." A letter to the editor of Utne magazine.
“Managing, Producing, and Evolving By Continuously Actualizing Values.” Submitted for the second issue of Spandan Jyoti journal, September, 2010.
"Mastering the Deadline Demon." The Learning Curve, November, 1996, 4-5. The ASTD Reporter, November, 1996, 8. The Networker, December, 1996, 1-6.
"Mastering the Deadline Demon: Staying Calm Under Pressure." An article on pp. 9-13 of Vol. 1 of The 1998 Annual (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 1998).
"Must we leave the rat race, or can we change the ‘hurry sickness’ itself?" Unpublished article written for about.com.
“Optimizing Inner Involvement Drives Productivity, Well-being, and Quality—All At Once.” Unpublished article.
"Performance and Well-Being Depend on the Paradigm of Time." The Networker. August, 1997, 1, 3, 5-6. The ASTD Reporter, August, 1997, 4.
“Plan by Turning Time Around.” Side-effects of planning within the structure of linear time. The 2004 Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer Annual.
“Qualities of Peak Experiences.” Summary of research on different dimensions of peak experiences.
“‘Real’ Time Management.” El Camino Update, 3, No. 2 (1986), 4.
"Reports From the Field." Thirty issues of the newsletter published by the Time, Space, and Knowledge Association. 1995-98.
Results in No Time, self-published book, San Francisco, California, 1996. Introduces a new vision of work for simultaneously improving well-being, results, and quality.
“Reversing Time: A Planning Exercise.” Consulting Today magazine, 2005.
“Suggestions for Optimizing Organizational Progress via Deepening Involvement” Unpublished article. June, 2009.
Summary of experiences with Marriage of Sound and Breath Exercise. Pp. 230-233 of Volume II, Dimensions of Thought, eds. Ralph Moon and Stephen Randall; Dharma Publishing, 1980.
“The One-Minute Worker.” Gesar, 13, No. 1 (1995-6), 17-19.
"Three Faces of Time and the Spectrum of Time Management" The Learning Curve, April, 1998, 1, 4, The Networker, April, 1998, 1, 4-5, and The ASTD Reporter, April, 1998, 4.
“Time Management—the Most Important Practice.” CPA Practitioner, Australia, December, 1999, 6.
“Time Pressure in Africa, too?” The Learning Curve, November, 1997, 1, 4.
"Time Pressure in Zimbabwe?" The ASTD Reporter, November, 1997, 3-4.
“TSK: Vehicle, Common Ground, and Vision.” An article in Light of Knowledge (Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, 1997).
"Turning Procrastination Around." Published April, 1997, in the Human Resources forum of America Online.
“Video Games as Learning Tools.” Unpublished article. March, 2009.
“The Well of Working Well,” How can we be more productive, and continuously improve our well-being as well as the quality of what we produce? Includes a workable example of defining performance values for the general involvement dimension. Unpublished article. 1992.
"What Drives Optimal Work?" How deepening personal experiential involvement drives productivity, quality, and well-being of the worker. The Networker. January, 1997, 1, 3, 5.
“What Happened Next Year?” The Networker. January, 1998, 1, 5. The ASTD Reporter, January, 1998, 3. The Learning Curve, February, 1998, 4. North Bay Bulletin, March, 1998.
“What’s the Zone of Peak Performance?” Toward a vision of self-actualization, realization, and peak performance. Precisely what is the ‘zone’ that peak performers talk about? published. July, 2009. See http://wp.me/ps9h2-19
“What We Teach About Time.” See webpage.