Self-help books and business gurus offer an abundance of productivity tips: Check your emails no more than twice a day. Avoid unnecessary meetings. Delegate menial tasks to someone else. However, what if you face judgment for doing these things because of who you are? Or if your enhanced productivity goes unnoticed? Every day, women and people of color fight stereotypes that claim they’re unmotivated or otherwise incapable of succeeding in the workplace. New York Times editor Alan Henry discusses how they – and people from any marginalized group – can save time to focus on what really matters to them.
About the Author
Alan Henry is editor of The New York Times’ “Smarter Living” section. He was formerly the editor in chief of the Lifehacker website.
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