As a teacher, I find my greatest joy when somebody “gets it.” That moment when the lesson I’ve been propounding suddenly breaks through in all clarity, and my students or audience realizes how the newly absorbed lesson can change their lives for the better. It’s like, Click! the light goes on, and we all win.
Much of today’s worldwide economic outlook focuses on “emerging markets” such as China and India, where growing populations and prosperity are helping lead the world out of recession. At the same time, according to United Nations statistics, more people in India have access to cell phones than they have to working toilets! How does a
“The world is too much with us,” Wordsworth lamented. And that was more than 200 years ago, when he didn’t have to contend with 24/7 cable, smartphone alerts and hyper-connectivity at every turn. Wordsworth was bemoaning materialism. But if he were alive today, he might be referring to what I call mental leakage. This is the difficulty
The Time Bandit Solution is a different type of time management guide. It’s not about the usual tips and tricks for multitasking or time consolidation, but rather focuses on practical strategies to deal with “time bandits” – people whose interruptions interfere with one’s workflow and slow down personal productivity. “Time bandits” are rarely malicious, and
Do you often find yourself thinking or saying, “I have too much to do and not enough time to do it?’ If so, you are in good company. We live in an interruption culture that treats peoples’ time like the cheapest commodity, instead of a precious, finite resource that measures out their very lives. In