- The Free-Time Paradox in America (The Atlantic)
“Elite men in the U.S. are the world’s chief workaholics. They work longer hours than poorer men in the U.S. and rich men in other advanced countries. In the last generation, they have reduced their leisure time by more than any other demographic.” What is your definition of success?
- 7 Mental Blocks Preventing Your Success (Entrepreneur)
You don’t have to let self-doubt, fear and lack of focus complicate your life and stagnate your business growth.
- How to Tell If You Are Being a Jerk (Eric Schwitzgebel @ Nautilus)
What’s the common denominator? If you think everyone around you is terrible, it may be time to look in the mirror.
- 3 Keys To Ensuring You Make A Difference In Speaking Up (Susan Mazza @ Random Acts of Leadership)
Speaking up at work sometimes takes courage, and it doesn’t guarantee you will be heard by the people you want to reach. And speaking up doesn’t mean you are courageous. Sometimes it’s not the smartest thing to do.
- The Most Important Personality Traits for CEOs (Drake Baer @ Science of Us)
Companies led by executives that emphasizes execution tend to make progress may encourage talented employees to stick around.
- Pushing Past Procrastination: How to Get Stuff Done (Knowledge@Wharton) [Podcast]
To combat procrastination on projects with a long lead time, set up a series of deadlines that you must reach.
- Why Most Think the U.S. is on the Wrong Track, Despite Positive Economic Indicators (Washington Post)
Median household income is up. Poverty is down. Number of people with health insurance is up. Gender pay gap is down. Stock market keeps going up. Unemployment is down. So what’s the problem?