Are you a productive time-waster? Learn more in the latest TED book, In Praise Of Wasting Time by Alan Lightman: https://amzn.to/2Ir0b2o
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Dwight Eisenhower wasn’t only the 34th President of the United States. Before that, he was a five-star general in the Army, responsible for command of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II. He was also the Supreme Commander of NATO and President of Columbia University.
Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if you manage to drum up the right answers to trick interview questions and prove you’re worth hiring, there’s light at the end of the tunnel: a job offer. Once that offer letter hits your inbox, you know what you’re supposed to do next. Always negotiate.
Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity? I’m lazy. And I love life.
A network disaster recovery plan is a set of procedures designed to prepare your company or organization to respond to an interruption of network services during a natural or manmade incident.
Here’s a challenge that’s harder than you might admit: Sit down with a project and focus on it, uninterrupted, for the next 90 minutes. No email, no chat, and no jumping between tasks. Oh, and touching your phone (which you do an average of 2,617 times per day) is off limits, too.
Just because your calendar is full doesn’t mean that you’re an effective time manager. It just means that you have a full diary. As a result you’re probably stressed and running around like a maniac. Time and calendar management can influence all aspects of your life.
Ahh, an empty calendar. All that free time and possibility, all the things you’re going to get done—until, that is, your coworkers see that free time and fill it jam-packed with meetings and obligations. Before that happens again, you’ve got to get on the defensive.
Han reddede verden i al ubemærkethed. Og han døde i al ubemærkethed. Stanislav Petrov blev 77 år. “Jeg har aldrig mødt ham – og alligevel har han været med mig i de sidste to år,” skriver Simon Kratholm Ankjærgaard, som er journalist og historiker.
The tragic crash of Air France 447 (AF447) in 2009 sent shock waves around the world. The loss was difficult to understand given the remarkable safety record of commercial aviation.
I have a few Windows 2012 R2 servers that all show 300 – 400 printers in Control Panel > Hardware > Devices and Printers. They also show up as print queues in Device Manager. Many of them are duplicates – the list in Devices and Printers looks something like this:
You want a trimmer waistline. You want to lose a few pounds of belly fat in a relatively short period of time. Shoot, you’d even love a set of six-pack abs.
Whether you’re waiting to pick up your kid after soccer, killing time until that last meeting participant shows up, or kicking off a job interview, small talk is a ubiquitous feature of modern life, but it’s not necessarily one most of us enjoy very much.
If you’re a manager, I have profound respect for you. You’re probably juggling several things — recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues and, of course, keeping customers happy.
Does your work week often start like this? It’s Monday. Coffee in hand, you browse through your email, Trello, Slack channels, and Instagram feed, taking stock of what to-do’s lay ahead, what your sister did in Cancun this morning, and all the projects your team has piled on your plate.
Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder. How do you move forward?
When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students “succeed” (learn the material and perform well), while others didn’t? Why did certain smart kids fail to learn hard concepts, while cer