We’re here once again with suggested links to fill your Stimuli Queue. As always, our goal is to bring you items—some thoughtful, some funny—to inspire you in your creating. As the year draws to a close, one thing is on all our minds: time. To preview the links on one page, check out the stack on Delicious.
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5. Tis the season to think and reflect on the year, and as you work through your planning rituals, we urge you to remember that efficient isn’t always effective. Simon Sinek reminds us there’s merit in taking it slow and allowing lessons time to sink in.
4. Speaking of time, did you know you’re living 80 milliseconds in the past? Todd points us to 10 things Discover Magazine wants you to know about time, with enough links to keep you busy well into 2012.
3. Proper energy management is a key component to prolific creating over the long term. As little as a half an hour a day can make a major impact in your health—Matt offers up this fun video from the Health Design Lab to better illustrate the point.
2. For introverts, energy management has a lot to do with time: time to think, time to process new ideas. Do you allow yourself (or the introverts on your team) enough time? Mindy suggests Psychology Today’s collection of articles on introversion, as well as this book for introverts trying to make their way in an extroverted world.
1. And finally, Todd brings us a favorite reminder that not all opinions stand the test of time: The Week’s Bad Opinion Generator. The front-runner for our favorite: a 1893 prediction that in the future “Lawyers will have diminished, and their fees vastly curtailed.”