We only get 24 hours in a day to accomplish our daily tasks! So making the best out of it becomes very important. You have two ways to increase your productivity – Either work hard OR work SMART! Well majority of us want to go with the latter. So we save your precious time and present the best TED talks from experts on increasing your productivity.
1.Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation
Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t : Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward. Watch this video to know more:
2. Nigel Marsh: How to make work-life balance work
Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity — and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.
3. Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self
Every day, we make decisions that have good or bad consequences for our future selves. Daniel Goldstein makes tools that help us imagine ourselves over time, so that we make smart choices for Future us.
4. Kelly McGonigal: How to Make Stress Your Friend
Kelly McGonigal: Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
5. Jeff Bezos: What matters more than your talents
In this Princeton University graduation address, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos makes the case that our character is reflected not in the gifts we’re endowed with at birth, but by the choices we make over the course of a lifetime.
Go through these videos to learn the life lessons.
It is very important that you invest in your skill building activity and devout some more time to self-introspection to bring out a positive change.