In the current smartphone age, you are highly accessible and distractible. It’s an unquestioned truth of modern life: we are starved for time. Time pressures are multiplying at a dizzying rate. Time is a non-renewable resource, wherever you are, whatever the time of day. Try your best to plan it out and make the most of it.
If you're looking for ideas about how to jump-start your workday, who better to consult than a bunch of successful CEOs? We asked nine such executives, all of whom live or work in New York City, how they spend the time between waking up and showing up at the office.
Like a bad cold making the rounds in an open-concept office, the phenomenon of “rushing” is catching up with professional teams, and it’s putting productivity under the weather. Time urgency is the official term for the habit of speeding through tasks and experiences caused by...
Emma Seppala was working as an intern at The International Herald Tribune (the past iteration of The International New York Times) one summer in college in Paris, shuttling between the newsroom writers and editors on the second floor and the workers at printing presses in the basement.
Ever wonder why some people respond in the same destructive way over and over even though they keep getting the same bad results? Many of us can relate to having unhealthy coping mechanisms and responses to things like stress, fear, or other agitating emotional states.
Motivation is great when you have it. Life becomes difficult when you lack the drive needed to perform a wide range of tasks. While some individuals lack the motivation to get out of bed in the morning, many others lack the inspiration to achieve their goals. They feel stuck, powerless...
Warren Buffett is the most successful investor in history, but he didn’t get there without help. The public doesn’t know much about Charlie Munger, Buffett’s partner in crime at Berkshire Hathaway, and Munger prefers it that way. Outside of the occasional lecture..
I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm not the most together person in the world. I eat three meals a day, but one of them is usually takeout. I hit snooze so often it should be considered a nap. And I definitely don't drink enough water. But I imagine I'm not alone.
Parkling or still water? Organic or conventional avocados? Four stars or three-and-a-half? The modern world sets loose upon us a barrage of choice in the consumer marketplace, while the Internet not only expands our consumption opportunities—giving us most of the world’s music..
What is this midlife crisis among the 30-year-olds I know? Millennial women — at least those who reside in professional bubbles — seem to have it all. They are better educated, more prosperous, less encumbered by cultural expectations than any previous generation of women.
A book I’m reading: The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird. Brilliant people aren't a special breed--they just use their minds differently. This books presents practical, lively, and inspiring ways for you to become more successful through better thinking.
Until Next Week, Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
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