By nature, we are diurnal, meaning unlike creepy nocturnal animals like bats we are hardwired to be active during the day & sleep at night. However, even though we are born diurnal our bodies are still affected by outside influences. The strongest outside cue to get us up and moving is light – plain and simple. So, take advantage of sunshine or full-spectrum light sources. They are the best low-tech, inexpensive, and dependable ways to get energized in the morning. Why put it
As the nation anxiously awaits the vaccine rollouts, a rare limelight shines on Supply Chain & Operations professionals. As a professor in this field, I am a bit stumped by a potential oversight in the basic application of the Theory of Constraints. Although I’ve attempted to stay abreast of vaccination plans, I’ve seen nothing referencing increased antibody testing in advance of vaccine distribution. I understand that the antibody tests are not perfect & there may only be as
There is finally a timetable for when the world will “reopen.” The only real questions is - what will we DO with the next few months while we wait for vaccines, warmer weather, and a unified direction? Try asking yourself these 3 questions: How can I help? How can I grow? How can I wait?
How can I help? Volunteer at my local foodbank. Donate more to charities. Stay virus-vigilant.
How can I grow? Learn Spanish on Duolingo. Complete 2 free MOOC courses. Do 50 pushups
1.) Friday a.m. (Plan it out) Approach Friday as a bridge between this week & next. Friday is all about making sure you can hit the ground running on Monday. Make a plan. Work the plan. 2.) Friday afternoon. (Wrap it up) As Friday winds down clear out your inbox, warn others that you can ‘pick things up’ on Monday, and write a reminder note to yourself so you know exactly where you are leaving off. 3.) Friday quitting time. (Shut it down). Save your files, put up an away mess