Tag Archives: Efficiency
When you’re juggling a lot of different work-related commitments, delegating tasks can be a key component in keeping yourself sane and getting everything done in a timely manner. Not everyone can do it all, and the right help can be invaluable. That said, there’s a right and a wrong way to delegate things. Entrepreneur recently did a roundup on some tips on how to delegate things the right way. Here are a few of its suggestions along with a few of my own. Read more »
To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives and adopt your ideas? How can you become a go-to person that others look to for guidance and expert advice?
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Written by Leo Widrich
Recently I sat down with Brendan Baker, one of the smartest people I’ve come across here in Silicon Valley. Clearly his brainpower exceeds mine by far and Brendan started explaining about a few things that I somehow always deemed true, but could never quite back up with great arguments or put my finger on:
“Your environment has a huge impact on how productive you are. That means the temperature in your room, the colour of your walls and the noise happening around you. There are lots of great academic papers on this, I’ll send them to you.”