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Twofer Tuesday: On Perseverance & Priorities

Our lives are defined by the decisions we make — from big-picture choices, like what career path to follow, down to the details of how we spend each day. These Twofer articles examine the potential impact of our determinations, and offer valuable pointers to guide (and improve!) the decision-making process.

The Power of Sticking It Out

What do bus routes and career choices have in common? According to famed photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen’s Helsinki Bus Station Theory, quite a lot.

Whether you stay on the bus to wait it out or continually seek another route can make all the difference.

Read: The Proven Path to Doing Unique and Meaningful Work

Gridblock: Unlocking the Potential of the Every Day

For those of us who have trouble with time management or choosing between competing priorities, this article is well worth a glance.

If you were to break your day down to 100 blocks of 10-minute intervals, how would you spend each block? Which ones are indelibly spoken for, which could you reassign and which should you leave blank?

Read: 100 Blocks a Day

Psst: Have you joined our Tools for the Time-Crunched Manager LinkedIn group? It’s designed to inspire and help you conquer the day-to-day challenges of your workday.

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