Five Time-Management Tips
Whenever I was at my third year of graduate school I did an unthinkable thing: I had an infant.
I am going to admit it, I was already some of those organized people, but becoming a parent — especially as a global student without nearby help — meant I had to step my game up when it stumbled on time-management skills. Indeed, I graduated in 5 years, with a good publications list and my second successful DNA replication experiment in utero.
In a culture where in fact the answer to the question “How are you currently doing?” contains the word “busy!” 95 percent of that time (nonscientific observation), focusing on how to handle your time and effort efficiently is key to your progress, your career success and, most crucial, your overall well-being.
A senior research associate at the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, showed that time-management skills were No. 1 on the list of “skills I wish I were better at. Continue reading →