If you want something done, give it to a busy person.

If you took out all the coffee runs, water cooler conversations and quick ‘personal admin’ tasks, how productive would you actually be?

A study by Ernst & Young has found women working part-time are the most productive in the workforce. Or rather, they waste the least amount of time at work of all workers, just 11.1 per cent compared to 14.5 per cent for the rest of the workforce. (Interestingly, they also wasted less time than their male part-time counterparts, who wasted 14.2 percent of their working time.)

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Sometimes you’re the caterpillar.

the snail and the caterpillar

A simplistic look at privilege through animation. A good one for teachers and parents to share with kids, but this type of simplistic view is probably very relevant to certain adults as well.

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