Below you can find links to some interesting articles from TED Ideas about time management and success on the work floor!
Multiply your time by asking 4 questions about the stuff on your to-do list by Mary Halton Halton states that the mainstream way of time management, making a to-do list and prioritizing the items on that list, misses one key component: significance. By assessing not only the priority but also the significance of the tasks ahead, you add a criterium to your to-do list that many overlook: how much time will I win in the future by investing time in a task now? Halton comes with four questions that you should ask yourself when looking at your to-do list. Go ahead and read along and perhaps you can create some more space in your 40-plus hour study- and/or work week!
The 3 questions this CEO uses to weed out jerks by Amanda Miller This article argues that being a successful on the work floor hardly ever has to do with competence. Rather, it is about someone's ability to work well in a team. Miller writes about CEO Chieh Huang, who asks interviewees three questions during a job interview. None of the questions have to do with what the person has on their CV. The article gives some interesting and challenging insight about how useful it is to assess someone based on their competence.
The 5 types of mentors you need in your life by Julia Fawal In this article, Fawal writes about a TED talk given by Anthony Tjan, who gives valuable insights into what is essential for leadership and mentorship to be helpful and fun. Instead of having only one mentor or coach, like many people who turn to a long-trusted friend or colleague for advice, you should strive to have multiple people who you can reach out to.