On time management, emotional intelligence, and developing habits

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It’s the second quarter of the year. How are you doing with your goals and resolutions? Our picks for this week include a book review on how you can get yourself to develop habits that will help you with your goals, as well as readings on managing your schedule so you can leave work on time and prioritizing using psychological distance. Check out:

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Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30. Why Cant You? | Inc.com

 

I walk out of this office every day at 5:30 so Im home for dinner with my kids at 6:00, and interestingly, Ive been doing that since I had kids. I did that when I was at Google, I did that here, and I would say its not until the last year, two years, that Im brave enough to talk about it publicly. Now I certainly wouldnt lie, but I wasnt running around giving speeches on it.

 

via Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30. Why Cant You? | Inc.com.