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All too often, our to-do lists fail us. They’re too long and unreasonable. You don’t have to completely ditch the to-do list though; you can actually feel more productive if you implement a priority rule for your tasks, such as the 1-3-5 rule.
From university courses to TED talks, YouTube is a great source of educational lectures. The downside to this unique method of learning is the time it can take up. If you need to watch a bunch of videos in a short amount of time, Reddit user ladyzebra suggests switching to YouTube’s HTML5 player and turning the playback speed up.
There’s a difference between being always busy and having a lot to do and not enough time to do it in. You probably know at least one person at work who seems to always be stressed out and busy, but you know they don’t have as much on their plate as other people do. If that person is you, or you’re stressed out because you’re having trouble managing your to-dos, the problem may be simple: procrastination.
Business trips can be extremely productive, but it’s important to find a way to get your day-to-day operational tasks done in transit. (And during non-peak networking hours, so as to not get behind while away from the office.) Here are some easy tips to stay on top of things through a trip, so you won’t have any catching up to do when it’s over.
Imagine you were a Jedi master called Bob (your parents, while skilled in the ways of the force, weren’t the best at choosing names). The love of your life — Princess Lucia — is trapped in a burning building as you hurry to save her. You might think of Lucia as the embodiment of your dreams, your aspirations — she is your most important thing.