Writing is perhaps 20 percent creative; the other 80 percent depends on good time management. A strategic plan can save time and dramatically increase your output and efficiency.
Could a new iPhone charging cable change your life? What about a screwdriver? A few simple items can drastically change how you navigate your work & living spaces and ramp up efficiency.
Vivia Chen at The American Lawyer says: Clients might make a lot of noise about diversity, but when it comes to keeping score on outside counsel, they’re doing squat.
When Americans talk about technology, they often use “innovation” as a shorthand. But “innovation” refers only to the very early phases of technological development and use. While innovation — the social process of introducing new things — is important, most technologies around us are old, and for the smooth functioning of daily life, maintenance is more important.
The NYT says: It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition, and deeply rooted barriers.
Google launched Project Aristotle to discover the perfect mixture of skills, backgrounds, and traits that produce successful teams. After conducting 200-plus interviews, they pinpointed the following key characteristics:
2. Structure and clarity
5. Psychological Safety
People can get pretty heated over hyphens — or the lack thereof. The Economist breaks down the etymology and semantics of this incendiary punctuator.
Culture change can’t be achieved through top-down mandate. It lives in the collective hearts and habits of people and their shared perception of “how things are done around here.”
When the going gets tough, true leaders take action: This email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees is a master class in emotional intelligence.
In the commencement address he delivered at Harvard last month, Mark Zuckerberg warned the graduating students not to trust the story of innovation that Hollywood promotes — namely, “the idea of a single eureka moment” in which a lone thinker has a groundbreaking epiphany. He characterized this idea as “a dangerous lie” that discourages real creativity. But, The New York Times asks, what if it’s actually a real and benevolent force of innovation and progress?