Einstein's law of focus, feedback etiquette and more.
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🎯 What to expect in today’s edition:
Einstein's Law of Focus - How to Be More Productive, Accomplished, and Fulfilled
Feedback and choice of delivery — speaking or writing
Data-Driven Performance Management
and more. Links below.
Enjoy today’s read.
Mayur Chaudhary, Founder RethinkingUX
💎 Handpicked Curated reads - Week of 8nd Jan 2023
How to Be More Productive, Accomplished, and Fulfilled, Starting Today. According to Einstein, what you decide not to do can make all the difference. Einstein's push for general relativity highlights an important reality about accomplishment. We are most productive when we focus on a very small number of projects on which we can devote a large amount of attention. Achievements worth achieving require hard work. There is no shortcut. ... Effort, sustained over a long amount of time, is required.
In a perfect world, we would all be Einsteins. We would each have only one, or at most two, projects in the three major spheres of our lives: professional, extracurricular, and personal. Read more…
This list of 7 benefits can be a point of reference when you need that extra jolt of motivation. Use it to cajole yourself to carve out time for a daily practice. Read more …
One of the many reasons we dread (and avoid) giving feedback is that we believe it’s simply not going to work. While there are many reasons why feedback fails to deliver results, one that is easily overlooked is our choice of delivery — speaking or writing. Read more…
While feelings are quick to come and quick to go, beliefs are built up over time. If you spend your entire childhood learning that you’re not good enough or not lovable, that’s not something that’s going to change overnight. If you want new beliefs you need new habits. Read more ...
Research shows that self-ratings and supervisory ratings of job performance overlap by merely 4%. While true meritocracy in organizations is impossible and performance won’t ever be entirely measurable, organizations can become more merit-based, fairer, and overall more successful if they identify KPIs about performance within their organizations and use the right data to measure it. Read more …
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