Time Management Writ Large

Just a quick post to pass along a truly inspiring TED talk.  Designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his studio every seven years to take a one-year creative sabbatical.  Amazing things happen. I love the way that Sagmeister engages in a kind of time management writ large, thinking about time use over the course of his entire life.  He figures he can take these sabbaticals by reducing his retirement by 5 years and interspersing that time into his working years.

While we all don’t have the resources or flexibility to do what Sagmeister does, it is interesting to think about what possibilities could emerge if we were to think of time management on such a grand scale. [ted id=649] I originally saw this talk referenced in this Harvard Business blog post.