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TED Talks To Help Your Working Mind

How To Gain Control of Your Free Time

by Laura Vanderkam

There are 168 hours in a week. That does seem like a large slice of time when you think about it. But have you ever had the issue of running out of time for various things? Laura Vanderkam discusses how to utilize time to focus on the important things in life and how to properly determine what should be a priority. Lend an ear to this exceptional TED Talk about time management and “living the lives we want in the time we’ve got.”

The Power of Time Off

by Stefan Sagmeister

Have you ever struggled to take time off work? Have you dreamt of taking a month sabbatical? Well Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a year-long sabbatical in order to rejuvenate and refresh himself and his staff for a creative outlook while they are gone. Mr. Sagmeister discusses the value of taking time off in order to think of unique ideas and come back to work refreshed and ready to go. Take a look at this fascinating TED Talk about how important time off is to strengthen the mind and innovate new ideas.

Why You Should Define Your Fears Instead of Your Goals

by Tim Ferriss

High-stress environments can cause self-paralysis, fear, and an overwhelming sense of not being able to control everything. So instead of focusing on what you cannot control, separate things that you can control and narrow down the issues. Tim Ferriss discusses in his TED Talk the concept of stoicism and a power exercise called the “fear-setting.” Listen in on this unique TED Talk about high-stress environments and focusing on overcoming fears first.


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