NonA Weekly: DEADLINE HACKS
Dear readers and friends,
Deadlines come at you fast. Whether you’ve been working hard every day to get a project done or something comes up at the last minute, the stress from deadlines can derail your workflow and bleed into other aspects of your life.
We’ve compiled a series of talks, tricks and hacks to help you cope with deadlines in competition, university, or in the office.
1. 15 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HANDLING DEADLINE STRESS
To help you prevent this, FORBES Business Council shared their top methods and why they work so well on handling deadline stress.
2. 10 INCREDIBLE TED TALKS ABOUT TIME MANAGEMENT
There are also plenty of TED Talks that can help you step up your time-management game, or at least change your perspective on this essential skill. The following ten talks that you should watch right now when you have a couple of minutes to spare.
3. 21 WAYS ARCHITECTS CAN WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER
Architects face a lot of distractions and challenges: managing clients, collaborators and contractors; keeping up to date with the latest software and technologies; drafting planning applications and paperwork; and if you’re lucky, even getting to design some things in between. Originally published by ArchSmarter, this ARTICLE offers 21 tips on how to maximize your productivity and minimize unnecessary work.
4. WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE GOING TO MISS A DEADLINE
Don’t panic at the impending deadline. You’ve got this with class and professionalism — and yes, you’ll keep your job. HERE’S what you should do.
5. I STILL GET STRESSED BY DEADLINE CULTURE
Architecture has a strange bias to a long-hour culture, dating from our college days. There’s both a masochistic approach in how studio teaching treats deadlines, often implying that supposed graft equals success, and that can form lifelong HABITS.
Stay creative and see you all next week!