Five Ways to Harness Your Irresponsibility for Increased Happiness and Productivity
1) Embrace the “B” Student Attitude.
2) Find the Give and Take.
3) Indulge in a Recharging “Me-Time” Activity.
4) Make Sleep Urgent and Important.
5) Make Irresponsibly-Responsible Pacts.
Chand John is a guest blogger for the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University, where he created Stanford’s first-ever workshops for engineers and Ph.D. students to learn to thrive in non-traditional career pathways such as product management. He has given several guest lectures at the Stanford Computer Forum and the Stanford Career Development Center. Chand has also been recognized as an educator who makes complex concepts accessible to non-experts. He has authored a book of concrete, step-by-step advice for Ph.D. students and is drawing a comic book to teach computer science to both kids and adults. His expertise in advancing research on human health has been recognized by the National Center for Simulation in Rehabilitation Research and the Center for Physics-based Simulation of Biological Structures, both established by the National Institutes of Health