"Measurement underpins our attempts to impose order and understanding on the world. All that’s fundamentally changed is the technology."
Goals are a great way to measure progress, define priorities, and expand a knowledge area or skill you're passionate about. But it’s so easy to think about what we want to achieve in ambitious, nebulous terms rather than defining the specifics
Recently I've gained more choices about how to organize my time. And it's made me look more closely at how well I'm really doing it
Are you "time poor" or time rich? Have you ever even thought about it? In this month's Expert Interview, we talk to time-management expert Ashley Whillans about getting "time smart"
So you're great at listing the things you need to do. But how good are you at spotting the things that could hold you back
I often recall as a child being told to "pay attention" or "just focus." Whether I was gazing dreamily out of a window or grappling with a confusing subject, I remember parents and teachers alike despairing at my inability to concentrate
It's All About Balance How often do we say, "But it's all about balance, isn't it?" or "We just need to get the balance right"? When raising children, parents need to strike a balance between being too strict and not being strict enough. And because children don't come with a manual, parents often learn the […]
"It was the traffic." "I missed a train." "It was my partner's fault." We all run late occasionally, but when it happens often, it becomes a problem – not just for you, but for those who rely on you, too. It's likely time to reassess how much control you had over those situations. I'm a […]
For many people, it doesn't get much more exciting than the winter holiday season. And even the "grinches," who refuse to enjoy the festivities, are likely counting down the days until their summer vacation. But, there's no escaping the fact that holidays in any season increase the pressure on those left behind. Seasoned Workers Think about […]
"Celebrate the varied splendor in this world, and remind yourself that it can also be found in you." ― Dr Salma Farook, Seychellois author Daily Magic I live in a country where we have sunshine almost every day. But in the last few days, something magical happened: every single day, morning and evening, we had breathtaking […]