Hyper work is a new term that is coming out recently due to the changes took place during the recent years when workers recognized the importance of self-care, mental health, and enjoying life. Some workers are back to the offices and do not mind to spend all the working hours at the office away from the home. Meanwhile, the other half of the workers are looking for a balanced life style, where they would have the freedom to work remotely (whatever that remotely means to them). Some of these workers are willing to quit their jobs even if they are making 6 figures salary. They just prefer to have a better mental health, and enjoy life more with less stress.
All these changes, in addition to the explosion of the technology (including social media platforms) that created other income streams; require a new working environment and protocol for working, and seek different setting for different types of jobs.
I believe we need to look at the type of the job, keep improving the work environment including the schedule flexibility, the skills of the workers and consider to adapt a completely new approach to the carrier and job market.
Is this period about the job revolution? Could be. However, we do need more research, more experts and more leaders who care about evolving both human beings and economic system.
This attached article highlights the importance of developing the time management skills for business people. However, such skills are essential for your success either in academia, business or your daily life.
The author claims that there are a few reasons for developing time management skills:
1. Accomplish more in less time… Well that is alone is a great motivation to develop such skills, don’t you agree?
2.better decision making… The author claims that you will be able to have more time to make a decision
3.more time for business expansion… Well, isn’t expansion should be one of your target?
4. Relieving stress.. Well, this one, in my opinion, is a great reason to acquire time management skills and it definitely helps to keep your stress level under control.
Do you have time management skills? Do you know how to prioritizing your tasks? Which one you should start with?
However, the focus should be on working smarter not harder. You need to focus on the main tasks that are taking you closer to your goals… Always think about your goals and what you want to achieve.. How is this task will help you to achieve your goals sooner.
Just getting more sleep might not improve productivity and well-being, a new study finds https://flip.it/whhz09
In attached article, the author reported a study took place in idea in the homes of the participants (not in the lab) where they found that another extra half an hour of sleep doesn’t improve the productivity or the cognitive skills of the participants.
The researchers, however, advices that the daily Day nap would increase the productivity and the cognitive skills. In addition to the quality of sleeping itself.
Our brain is not limited to the one that is located in our skull only. To make a decision, to solve a problem, or to create new ideas; needs more than sitting quietly in a closed room and running our thoughts.
We, as educators and researchers, dependent on social and peer learning in teaching, which this article highlights as a tool to expand our brain. In the same vien, moving around, connect with the nature would also expand our brain. Such approach allies with my usual advice to find a solution for complicated problems: get the main points of the problem and go for a long walk, then start to work on the solution.
The article also stated that the brain and the body are so much related and can’t be separated, aren’t we always say that: the good brain needs a good body?
It is an interesting article that opens many channels for us to thrive. Don’t you think so?
Your brain has limits. Here are some simple ways to extend your mind, according to science
SCARF frame, as the author of this attached article, promises to be a great help for leaders especially nowadays when uncertainty rises and changes are coming faster than we think.
The frame that the author highlights would help leader to lead to the desired goal. At the end of the day, the role of leader could be more important than we think. It is the leadership that we seek especially in difficult situations and circumstances. We need the leader to communicate clearly, to be able to predict the future, to make us feel as valued component of the whole process, don’t we?
Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness, & Fairness. Those are the main points that the author discusses in the attached article.