The OGSM Planning Model: How to Move from Vision to Results
Looking at the people around us, we naturally notice those whom we can call “overachievers.” You know who I’m talking about. These people have it down! In other words, those are the people who can define and realize their vision.
Among the variety of planning tools, there is one that is designed to do just that – turn a vision into tangible results. Today, we are going to introduce this simple and effective planning tool to you. This planning strategy is called the OGSM model.
How To Start Your Semester Off Right
As the new semester starts, commitments and school work will quickly pile up. Adjusting to school life at the beginning of a semester is stressful, regardless of how many times you did it before. It takes time to get used to your new routine, set your course goals and expectations, meet your new professors, and learning their teaching styles.
In today’s post, we present a guide with practical strategies you can immediately start implementing to set the right tone for the new semester. I’m very excited to share these tips! My own undergraduate and graduate school experience would have been much more enjoyable had anyone ever shared these tips with me.
How to Make Your Commute More Productive
It is easy to discard your commuting time as completely unproductive. However, this time can be put to good use, regardless of the mode of transportation you use. In public transport, you can read, take notes, create to-do lists, or reply to simple emails.
How to Workout When You Don’t Have Time
Student life can feel like the busiest life on earth. Continuously absorbing new information and expanding your knowledge base requires energy. At times, we can feel drained and lifeless. How can you find the time and, more importantly, energy to pull yourself to exercise?
Book Review of Drive by Daniel Pink: What Really Motivates People?
This best-seller challenges the idea that getting external rewards like money and good grades motivates people to perform better. It will definitely make you think. While external rewards and punishments can work well for routine, algorithmic tasks, they can be damaging for heuristic tasks that require solving novel problems.