From Chapter 13 “Efficiency” in Ingredients of Outliers. Have you ever met people who just seem to get more done in the day than everyone else? They never seem harried or stressed, or even busy. Yet their output is over the top. They must know something the rest of the world doesn’t about efficiency—how to be as productive as possible, given the time and resources available. For example, how is it that Theodore Roosevelt accomplished so much during his relatively brief lifetime? He died in 1919 at age 59—long before the Age of Technology—but his record clearly reveals a man who was ahead … [Read more...]
What’s Your Power Color? Analyze or Re-energize your Logo or Workspace!
Have you ever wondered why certain colors affect you in different ways? For example the color green might instill a feeling of peace or tranquility whereas red makes you feel energized and ready to take on the world. Believe it or not, there is actually a lot of research behind the art of “power colors” and each person has their own color that evokes power from within. Colors can stimulate productivity, increase confidence, intimidate competitors, and so much more. Color meanings vary from culture to culture and have changed over the decades however recent research has found these power … [Read more...]
5 Ways to Become More Efficient
Do you often catch yourself thinking, "There just isn't enough hours in the day!" We know we have. When every aspect of your life starts to amp up, it might get very overwhelming. The best way to cope with this is to become more efficient. Efficiency is the catalyst for productivity. Being efficient is a characteristic every outlier should possess. According to Forbes Magazine, there are some quick and easy changes anyone can make to their daily routines to make they day more efficient and productive. Here are 5 ideas we pulled from their list that we believe to be the most helpful: Get … [Read more...]