Each edition of Links to Live Deliberately shares a handful of relevant links to help you “live deliberately” across the topics on this blog: non-profits, personal development, productivity, and social media.
Careers have been built on poking fun at meetings. From commercials to comic strips it’s no secret that most of us would rather be, you know, working. But there’s good news: Rapid experimentation with meetings in the past decade by startups and Fortune 500 companies alike has produced a new set rules to consider.
Remember the web in 2002? I actually remember the web a number of years before that, but even if you look at only the last ten years, the changes are amazing! Troll through this infographic and you’ll have mixed feelings of reminisce and thankfulness.
The Pew Internet & American Life Project reports that, as of early 2012, 88% of American adults had a cell phone. Three out of five of those were smartphones. Yes, that’s right. The majority of cell phone users now own smartphones, and by 2013, experts predict mobile phones will replace PCs as the tool most used to access the web. It’s a brave new world, and it’s mobile. For your nonprofit to succeed, it must embrace this new technology trend just as it has all of the other trends that came before it.
Saying No is hard and sometimes it hurts a little to say No to things that are worthy of your time but you have to determine what you need to say yes to at that moment. That’s how you can be intentional with your time. Put this into practice this weekend, look at your schedule and be honest about what you can do and can’t do. I truly believe you’ll get a lot more accomplished.
Is it just the climb?
No. If you want to change your life and the world, it’s the grind.