From My Desk:
4. Productivity Isn't About Time Management. It's About Attention Management
Most productivity struggles stem not from a lack of efficiency, but a lack of motivation. Worry about getting things done, and you have to rely on willpower to push yourself to work. Focus on getting things done for the right reasons, in the right places and at the right moments, and you'll find that intrinsic motivation pulls you into your work.
5. Stop Asking Kids What They Want to Be When They Grow Up
The question encourages them to define themselves in terms of work. Instead, ask them about all the different things they want to do—and who they want to be.
You can aspire to be a person of integrity and generosity in any career.
On my WorkLife podcast, our latest episodes have focused on the office without a**holes, the perils of following your career passion, and networking for people who hate networking. Coming up this week: how to remember anything. Listen here.