Delegating is an important tool every high performer has in their arsenal, but not everyone utilizes it. Letting go of that level of control and learning to trust the very capable and talented people around you is a process. The infographic below from ScaleTime looks at ways to use the art of delegation to avoid burnout.
Amazon has made headlines or the long hours workers are forced to put in, even during holidays. The company's CEO Jeff Bezos doesn't prescribe to the work-life balance ideology, instead opting for something more realistic and attainable.
If you spend just two hours in the sun doing yard work without drinking any water, your cognitive abilities will start to decline. A new study found that cognitive functions like attention, coordination and complex problem solving diminishes as the body becomes dehydrated.
I am that person that needs constant reminders. I need to be reminded of simple daily tasks, like taking my laundry out of the dryer, cleaning my makeup brushes regularly and, some days, drinking enough water. I don't necessarily forget to do these things, but my mind gets full of al the other things going on in my life that these simple reminders go ignored.
Kindness is a seemingly obvious general life rule to follow, but you might be surprised at how far a little kindness can go when it comes to upgrading your lifestyle. In my experience, simply being kind is the most efficient (faster, cheaper, better, and easier) way to receive upgrades from those who work in hospitality or service roles.
Open plan offices have a lot of criticism, with many disliking the layout because of its disruptive nature and lack of quiet spaces. However, supporters have always been able to claim that open plan offices encourage collaboration and teamwork. Until now, that is.
Many people keep their passions separate from their jobs, feeling it would be far too hard to make money through that interest or skill. However, as this infographic below from Kajabi notes, there are plenty of ways to turn a skill or passion into a thriving business. As the freelance sector continues to grow, so do the opportunities to become an infopreneur. Learn more below!
Developing a real nighttime routine is one of those "adulting" situations that a lot of us never quite get around to. Instead, we watch TV, scroll through our phones and just hope for the best. Sleep specialist Michael Breus, PhD, has created a 3-step routine that he says can be used in just about any scenario.
We are constantly surrounded by technology, from our phones, tablets and laptops, to all the technology that surrounds in our daily lives. But sometimes, it's nice to go off-the-grid, ignore your incoming messages and maybe even spend some time outside. But if you truly want to be technology-free, some experts say the Amazon is the place to be.
Meetings are often thought of as productivity killers -- a necessary evil that takes away from meaningful work. But meetings do have their purpose, time and place. And that right time might not be in the mornings.